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Meaning of DECARBONIZE

Pronunciation:  dee'kârbu`nIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  remove carbon from (an engine)
 

DECARBONIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: decarbonise, decarburise, decarburize, decoke
 
 See Also: remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*car"bon*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Decarbonized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decarbonizing}.]
To deprive of carbon; as, to decarbonize steel; to
decarbonize the blood.

{Decarbonized iron}. See {Malleable iron}.

{Decarbonized steel}, homogenous wrought iron made by a steel
   process, as that of Bessemer; ingot iron.

 

 

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