[kahr-buh-reyt, -byuh-, -byuh-ret]
- to combine or mix with carbon or hydrocarbons.
Origin of carburet
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Historical Examples of carburet
Steel is a carburet of iron, and possesses some remarkable properties, by which it is distinguished from common iron.
Iron combined with a small portion of carbon; its chemical name is Carburet of Iron.
- (tr) to combine or mix (a gas) with carbon or carbon compounds
Word Origin for carburet
C18: from carb (on) + -uret
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