carbonization

[ kahr-buh-nuh-zey-shuh n ]
/ ˌkɑr bə nəˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun

formation of carbon from organic matter.
coal distillation, as in coke ovens.

Origin of carbonization

First recorded in 1795–1805; carbonize + -ation
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