What is another word for carbonized?

Pronunciation: [kˈɑːbənˌa͡ɪzd] (IPA)

Carbonized refers to the process of converting something into carbon or charcoal by subjecting it to high temperatures. Some common synonyms for the word 'carbonized' include charred, burned, blackened, singed, and seared. Charred refers to the act of burning partially or wholly until the original substance turns black. Burned is the process of subjecting something to heat to the point of alteration or destruction. Blackened, however, implies the surface being covered in a blackened layer, typically caused by burning, and seared and singed are terms used to indicate the application of heat to the exterior of a substance to create a crust, without burning it to charcoal.

What are the hypernyms for Carbonized?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Carbonized

The carbonized and powdered fruit is used as a dentifrice but its virtues are doubtless identical with those of any vegetable charcoal, i.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
The author has carbonized, in an iron retort, specimens of peat prepared by Elsberg's, Leavitt's, and Aschcroft and Betteley's processes.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel"
Samuel William Johnson
Northwick was in those days much occupied with a piece of writing, which he always locked carefully into his bag when he left his room, and which he copied in part or in whole again and again, burning the rejected drafts in the hearth-fire that had now superseded the stove, and stirring the carbonized paper into ashes, so that no word was left distinguishable on it.
"The Quality of Mercy"
W. D. Howells

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