verb (used with object), car·bon·ized, car·bon·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), car·bon·ized, car·bon·iz·ing.
- carbonic-acid gas,
- carbonium ion,
- carbonless paper,
- carbonyl chloride
Origin of carbonize
Examples from the Web for carbonize
To carbonize wood under a movable covering, the plan of meiler, or heaps, is employed very much in Germany.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
When the dust thus produced begins to carbonize, the pressure and velocity are increased.
He began to carbonize everything in nature that he could lay hands on.Edison, His Life and Inventions|Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
The material began to carbonize at a temperature of 140° to 150°.Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)|William Anderson Syme
Empyreuma, the smell arising from organic matter when subjected to the action of fire, but not enough to carbonize it entirely.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various