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recarburize

[ ree-kahr-buh-rahyz, -byuh- ]
/ ri藞k蓱r b蓹藢ra瑟z, -by蓹- /
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verb (used with object), re路car路bu路rized, re路car路bu路riz路ing.Metallurgy.
to add carbon to (steel), as in an open-hearth furnace, as by adding pig iron.
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Also especially British, re路car路bu路rise .

Origin of recarburize

First recorded in 1925鈥30; re- + carburize

OTHER WORDS FROM recarburize

re路car路bu路ri路za路tion, nounre路car路bu路riz路er, noun
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