Definition of carbonize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    carbonize

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈkɑrbəˌnaɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they carbonize
     
    he / she / it carbonizes
     
    past simple carbonized
     
    -ing form carbonizing
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] carbonize (something) to become carbon, or to make something become carbon
  2. 2[transitive] carbonize something to cover something with carbon
carbonization
 
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NAmE//ˌkɑrbənəˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: carbonize