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infected with a carbuncle.
having a carbuncle as its stone:
a carbuncled ring.
Historical Examples

At this moment the door opened, and Doctor Dillon’s carbuncled visage and glowing eyes appeared.
The House by the Church-Yard J. Sheridan Le Fanu


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    of, relating to, or resembling a carbuncle, especially having a carbuncle or a red and inflamed area. Historical Examples Menschell states that 44 persons were afflicted with anthrax after eating the flesh of oxen affected with carbuncular fever. The Stock-Feeder’s Manual Charles Alexander Cameron Pustular, sometimes furuncular and carbuncular and superficially ulcerative. Essentials of Diseases […]

  • Carbunculosis

    carbunculosis carbunculosis car·bun·cu·lo·sis (kär-bŭng’kyə-lō’sĭs) n. The occurrence of several carbuncles simultaneously or within a short period of time.

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  • Carburation

    (in an internal-combustion engine) the process of producing a mixture of air and fuel in the correct proportion for engine combustion. Historical Examples In the manufacture of Bessemer steel both the carburation and decarburation processes are practised. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley The temperature necessary to effect the carburation of the iron has […]

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