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carburize

[′kär·bə‚rīz]
(metallurgy)
To surface-harden steel by converting the outer layer of low-carbon steel to high-carbon steel by heating the steel above the transformation range in contact with a carbonaceous material.
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Carburisation of iron played a significant role in manufacturing of agricultural tools and implements -- which helped in settlement of people.