• To treat, combine, or impregnate with carbon, as when casehardening steel.
  • To carburet.
  • To cause to unite with carbon or a hydrocarbon, as when the illuminating power of a gas is increased by mingling with it the vapor of volatile hydrocarbons. Also <em>carburise, carburet.</em>
  • To combine with carbon or a carbon compound; -- said esp. of a process for conferring a higher degree of illuminating power on combustible gases by mingling them with a vapor of volatile hydrocarbons.
  • To treat or react with <xref>carbon</xref>
  • To <xref>carbonize</xref>
  • unite with carbon
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