Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To convert into graphite, as by a heating process.
  • transitive v. To coat or impregnate with graphite.

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  • v. To convert to graphite.
  • v. To coat with graphite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To convert into graphite (either of the two other forms of carbon) by exposure to a very high temperature. Industrially the process is applied to amorphous carbon. See artificial graphite.
  • To cover (the surface of an object) with graphite.

Etymologies

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From graphite +‎ -ize

Examples

  • To use this latter, remove the "callback" parameter in your URL when you call graphitize ().

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  • When I increase a current through a CNT coated with amorphous carbon, I found the amorphous graphitize to turbostratic stacking (c-plane randomly aligned), and then to well aligned nanotube walls, indicating the temperature is rising with increasing current.

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