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graphitize

[graf-i-tahyz] /ˈgræf ɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), graphitized, graphitizing.
1.
to convert into graphite.
2.
to cover (the surface of an object) with graphite.
Also, especially British, graphitise.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; graphite + -ize
Related forms
graphitization, noun
ungraphitized, adjective
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graphitize

/ˈɡræfɪˌtaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to convert (a substance) into graphite, usually by heating
2.
to coat or impregnate with graphite
Derived Forms
graphitization, graphitisation, noun
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