- formation of carbon from organic matter.
- coal distillation, as in coke ovens.
Origin of carbonization
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There are two distinct states of carbonization in illuminating gas.Great Facts
Frederick C. Bakewell
When carbonization was complete the coke could be removed as a whole by extracting this cage.
Although these mantles emitted a brilliant light for a few hours, their light-emissivity was destroyed by carbonization.
The gas generated escaped by the shutters, and in two hours carbonization was complete.
As we have said, there is a double series of chambers for carbonization, drying, and work generally.