[ dee-kahr-buh-rahyz, -byuh- ]
/ diˈkɑr bəˌraɪz, -byə- /
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verb (used with object), de·car·bu·rized, de·car·bu·riz·ing.
to remove carbon from (molten steel, automobile cylinders, etc.).
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Also especially British, de·car·bu·rise .
OTHER WORDS FROM decarburizede·car·bu·ri·za·tion, de·car·bu·ra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decarburize
/ (diːˈkɑːbjʊˌraɪz) /
another word for decarbonize
Derived forms of decarburizedecarburization, decarburisation or decarburation, noun
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