[ an-uh-dahyz ]
/ ˈæn əˌdaɪz /
verb (used with object), an·o·dized, an·o·diz·ing.Chemistry.
to coat (a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum) with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means.
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British Dictionary definitions for anodize
/ (ˈænəˌdaɪz) /
to coat (a metal, such as aluminium or magnesium) with a protective oxide film by electrolysis
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