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graphitize

[ graf-i-tahyz ]
/ 藞gr忙f 瑟藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), graph路i路tized, graph路i路tiz路ing.
to convert into graphite.
to cover (the surface of an object) with graphite.
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Also especially British, graph路i路tise .

Origin of graphitize

First recorded in 1895鈥1900; graphite + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM graphitize

graph路i路ti路za路tion, nounun路graph路i路tized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for graphitize

graphitize

graphitise

/ (藞伞r忙f瑟藢ta瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to convert (a substance) into graphite, usually by heating
to coat or impregnate with graphite

Derived forms of graphitize

graphitization or graphitisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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