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recarburize

[ree-kahr-buh-rahyz, -byuh-] /riˈkɑr bəˌraɪz, -byə-/
verb (used with object), recarburized, recarburizing. Metallurgy
1.
to add carbon to (steel), as in an open-hearth furnace, as by adding pig iron.
Also, especially British, recarburise.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; re- + carburize
Related forms
recarburization, noun
recarburizer, noun
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