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decarburize

[ dee-kahr-buh-rahyz, -byuh- ]
/ di藞k蓱r b蓹藢ra瑟z, -by蓹- /
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verb (used with object), de路car路bu路rized, de路car路bu路riz路ing.
to remove carbon from (molten steel, automobile cylinders, etc.).
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Also especially British, de路car路bu路rise .

Origin of decarburize

First recorded in 1855鈥60; de- + carburize

OTHER WORDS FROM decarburize

de路car路bu路ri路za路tion, de路car路bu路ra路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decarburize

decarburize

decarburise

/ (di藧藞k蓱藧bj蕣藢ra瑟z) /

verb
another word for decarbonize

Derived forms of decarburize

decarburization, decarburisation or decarburation, noun
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