re carburise


[ree-kahr-buh-rahyz, -byuh-]
verb (used with object), recarburized, recarburizing. Metallurgy.
to add carbon to (steel), as in an open-hearth furnace, as by adding pig iron.
Also, especially British, recarburise.

1925–30; re- + carburize

recarburization, noun
recarburizer, noun Unabridged
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