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aluminize

[uh-loo-muh-nahyz]
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verb (used with object), a·lu·mi·nized, a·lu·mi·niz·ing.
  1. to treat with aluminum.
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Also especially British, a·lu·mi·nise.

Origin of aluminize

First recorded in 1855–60; alumin- + -ize
Related formsa·lu·mi·ni·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for aluminize

aluminize

aluminise

verb
  1. (tr) to cover with aluminium or aluminium paint
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