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View synonyms for anodize

anodize

[ an-uh-dahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, Chemistry.
, an·o·dized, an·o·diz·ing.
  1. to coat (a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum) with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means.


anodize

/ ˈænəˌdaɪz /

verb

  1. to coat (a metal, such as aluminium or magnesium) with a protective oxide film by electrolysis


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  • ano·di·zation noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of anodize1

First recorded in 1930–35; anod(e) + -ize

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