Car"bon*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Carbonized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Carbonizing.] [Cf. F. carboniser.]


To cover (an animal or vegatable substance) into a residue of carbon by the action of fire or some corrosive agent; to char.


To impregnate or combine with carbon, as in making steel by cementation.


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