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Definition of the verb carbonize
What does carbonize mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: carbonized | carbonizing | carbonizes
- unite with carbon
- turn into carbon, as by burning
- example: carbonize coal
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
Verbs of Change of State (with the same syntax): abase, abate, abbreviate, abrade, abridge, accelerate, acetify, acidify, activate, advance, age, agglomerate, air, alkalify, alter, ameliorate, americanize, amplify, anesthetize, anglicize, animate, apostatize, atomize, attenuate, augment, awake, awaken, balance, beautify, bedew, bifurcate, bisect, blacken, blast, bleach, bloody, blunt, blur, bolshevize, botch, brighten, broaden, burn, burst, calcify, capacitate, capsize, caramelize, castrate, categorize, catholicize, cauterize, change, char, cheapen, chill, chlorinate, christianize, circumcise, civilize, clean, clear, clog, close, clouded, coagulate, coarsen, collapse, collect, commercialize, compress, condense, constrict, constringe, construct, contract, cool, correct, corrode, corrugate, corrupt, cremate, crimson, crisp, crumble, crystallize, curdle, dampen, darken, de-escalate, deafen, decelerate, decentralize, decrease, deepen, deflate, defrost, degenerate, degrade, dehumidify, dehydrate, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, depressurize, desalinate, desiccate, destabilize, deteriorate, detonate, devalue, diffract, diffuse, dilate, dilute, dim, diminish, dirty, disintegrate, dislocate, disorganize, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, diversify, divide, domesticate, double, drain, dry, dull, ease, effeminate, emaciate, emasculate, embitter, embrocate, empty, emulsify, energize, enhance, enlarge, equalize, equilibrate, eternalize, europeanize, evaporate, even, expand, explode, fade, famish, fatten, federate, feminize, fertilize, fill, firm, flatten, flood, fossilize, fray, freeze, freshen, frost, fructify, fuse, gasify, gelatinize, gladden, granulate, gray, grow, halt, harden, harmonize, hasten, heal, heat, heighten, humidify, hush, hybridize, hydrogenate, ignite, improve, incinerate, increase, incubate, inflate, intensify, invert, iodize, ionize, kindle, laminate, lengthen, lessen, level, levitate, light, lighten, lignify, liquefy, loop, loose, loosen, macerate, magnetize, magnify, mature, mechanize, mellow, melt, mineralize, mobilize, moderate, modernize, modulate, moisten, motorize, muddy, multiply, mute, narrow, nasalize, nationalize, naturalize, neutralize, nitrify, normalize, objectify, obscure, open, operate, ossify, overturn, oxidize, pale, paralyze, pasteurize, perfect, petrify, polarize, polymerize, pop, popularize, proliferate, propagate, publicize, pulverize, purify, purple, putrefy, quadruple, quicken, quiet, quieten, rarefy, reanimate, redden, regularize, rekindle, reopen, reproduce, resuscitate, reverse, revive, ripen, roughen, rupture, saponify, scorch, sear, secularize, sharpen, short, short-circuit, shorten, shrink, shrivel, shush, shut, sicken, silence, silver, singe, sink, slack, slacken, slim, slow, smooth, soak, sober, soften, solidify, sour, sovietize, sprout, stabilize, standardize, steady, steep, steepen, sterilize, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, submerge, subside, sunburn, sweeten, tame, tan, taper, tauten, tense, thaw, thicken, thin, tighten, tilt, tire, topple, toughen, tousle, tranquilize, treble, triple, ulcerate, unionize, urbanize, vaporize, vary, ventilate, vibrate, vitrify, volatilize, vulcanize, wake, waken, warm, weaken, westernize, wet, whiten, widen, worsen, yellow.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- alternative spelling: carbonise
- more generic terms: change state / turn = undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
- entailment: heat / heat up / hot up = gain heat or get hot
Alternative definition of the verb carbonize
- To turn something to carbon, especially by heating it; to scorch or blacken.
- [chemistry] To react something with carbon.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for carbonize
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Dictionary of Energy (2014)
by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris
carbonize Chemistry. to undergo or cause to undergo a process of carbonization (see above).
The oven or D-shaped retorts are found to be the most advantageous, being made with a capacity to carbonize one cwL of coal every hour. They can be constructed either to be heated by coke ovens, or coke furnaces, or by the burning of tar ...
Encyclopedia of Engineering (1906)
A Treatise on Boilers, Steam Engines, the Locomotive, Electricity, Machine Shop Practice, Air Brake Practice, Engineer's Catechism, Gas, Oil, Traction and Automobile Motors, Refrigeration by Calvin Franklin Swingle
All oils will carbonize at 500 to 600 degrees Fahrenheit, but graphite is not affected by over 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, which is the approximate temperature of the burning gases in an explosive motor. The cylinder of these motors may attain ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)
by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
carbonize ( carburize) To change an organic compound into carbon by heating, or to coat something with carbon in this way. carbon monoxide A colourless odourless gas, CO, ...
by Chris K. Dyer, Patrick T. Moseley, Zempachi Ogumi, David A. J. Rand, Bruno Scrosati
Binder Carbon-izedcoak Carbonize Crush Carbonize Molding Activation Screening Granule product Activation Screening Activation Molding Crush Activation Activation Screening Crush Molded product Powderproduct Granuleproduct ...
by John Daintith
carbonize continuously in the atmosphere as a result of cosmic-ray action. The 14C becomes incorporated into living organisms. After death of the organism the amount of radioactive carbon decreases exponentially by radioactive decay.
by Lila R. Gleitman, Barbara Landau
caramelize, carbonize, crystallize, decentralize, demagnetize, depres- surize, destabilize, equalize, fossilize, gelatinize, glutenize, harmonize, ionize, magnetize, neutralize, oxidize, polarize, pulverize, regularize, stabilize, vaporize, .
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ; New Maps and Many Original American Articles by Eminent Authors ; with New American Supplement
paraliin vapour and coal gas, will carbonize iron heated therein, and the manufacture of steel by cemeutation in the latter has been patented by Macintosh vide infra). Probably in these cases the carbon comes fromt ...
by Paul Emilius Lowe
Carbonize. — To convert into carbon by combustion, by the action of fire or concentrated acids on carbon- izable substances. Cardew Voltmeter. — A voltmeter which, by means of a long fine wire whose expansion, resulting from the passage ...
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