- to alloy (carbon steel or alloy steel) by impregnation with aluminum.
Also especially British, cal·o·rise.
Origin of calorize
< Latin calor heat + -ize
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- (tr) to coat (a ferrous metal) by spraying with aluminium powder and then heating
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