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- n. Alternative spelling of carbonization.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as carbonization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See carbonization, etc.
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- n. the destructive distillation of coal (as in coke ovens)
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However, there remained a need for conventional energy, along with progressive de-carbonisation, to meet the growing demand in the developing world.
· Tar is the thick black substance produced by the destructive distillation (or carbonisation) of organic matter, such as wood or coal.
The carbonisation is effected in the following manner: --
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
Pauly A bright yellow-brown colouration, without carbonisation.
Every care is taken that the still does not become overheated; this precaution not only prevents loss of glycerine through carbonisation, but also obviates the production of tarry and other bodies which might affect the colour, taste, and odour of the distilled glycerine.
It has also been told that carbonisation happened over a four-hour period, 24 hours a day, whereas at other plants one cycle was carried out in a 24 hour period.
The question is, indeed, not very easy to answer; but I conceive that the general carbonisation of calcareous matter may have been the effect of a general combustion, occasioned by some revolution of our globe, and producing an immense supply of carbonic acid, with which the calcareous matter became impregnated; or that this may have been effected by a gradual absorption of carbonic acid from the atmosphere.
The plant includes polymerisation, wet spinning and carbonisation and has an initial capacity of 400 tonnes a year.
Many of the nations that are putting their faith in strong de-carbonisation and green growth national plans - such as the Maldives, Costa Rica, Mexico, South Korea, Brazil, the EU and others - now need to make a common cause.
High street banks should be split from investment arms and given new social responsibilities with pay and bonuses "tightly regulated", they said, and the recession tackled through "massive public investment in house-building, infrastructure and the de-carbonisation of the economy".