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carbolize

[kahr-buh-lahyz]
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verb (used with object), car·bo·lized, car·bo·liz·ing.
  1. phenolate(def 2).
Also especially British, car·bo·lise.

Origin of carbolize

First recorded in 1865–70; carbol(ic) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for carbolize

carbolize

carbolise

verb
  1. (tr) another word for phenolate
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