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carbonize
American English: /ˈkɑrbəˌnaɪz/
British English: /ˈkɑːbənʌɪz/

Translation of carbonize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • If you don't stir it, the porridge on the base of the pan will reach the high temperature of the hot plate and carbonise - ie burn!
    • When drilling a deep hole in timber, periodically clean the waste out of the flutes, otherwise it will carbonise, overheat the bit and burn the timber.
    • Ultraviolet radiation penetrates the coating and carbonizes the oils in the wood, causing the wood to darken beneath the varnish.

intransitive verb

  • carbonizarse

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