de carburation

decarburize

[dee-kahr-buh-rahyz, -byuh-]
verb (used with object), decarburized, decarburizing.
to remove carbon from (molten steel, automobile cylinders, etc.).
Also, especially British, decarburise.


Origin:
1855–60; de- + carburize

decarburization, decarburation, noun
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decarburize or decarburise (diːˈkɑːbjʊˌraɪz)
 
vb
another word for decarbonize
 
decarburise or decarburise
 
vb
 
decarburi'zation or decarburise
 
n
 
decarburi'sation or decarburise
 
n
 
decarbu'ration or decarburise
 
n

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