to cause to unite with carbon.
Bessemer’s next difficulty was to carburize his pure iron, and thus to make it into steel.
Stories of Invention Edward E. Hale
another word for carbonize (sense 2), carbonize (sense 3)
(transitive) to increase the carbon content of (the surface of a low-carbon steel) so that the surface can be hardened by heat treatment
noun (pl) -bies (Austral, informal) short for carburettor
(formerly) isocyanide. noun another name for isocyanide
wolverine (def 1). Historical Examples They seemed prepared to stay there indefinitely, in the hope of starving out the carcajou and tearing her to pieces. The House in the Water Charles G. D. Roberts She did not want to be taken back, even to that little village of carcajou. The Peace of Roaring River George […]
a woman’s ornamental circlet for the hair, often of gold decorated with jewels or pearls. Historical Examples carcanet, the diminutive of carcan, a chain;—it means a necklace. The Eve of All-Hallows, Vol. 3 (of 3) Matthew Weld Hartstonge But he must indeed have been in a hurry when, as would here seem, he confounded ‘casket’ […]