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anodize

[ an-uh-dahyz ]
/ 藞忙n 蓹藢da瑟z /
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verb (used with object), an路o路dized, an路o路diz路ing.Chemistry.
to coat (a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum) with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means.
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Also especially British, an路o路dise .

Origin of anodize

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

OTHER WORDS FROM anodize

an路o路di路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anodize

anodize

anodise

/ (藞忙n蓹藢da瑟z) /

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