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bonderize

[ bon-duh-rahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, bond·er·ized, bond·er·iz·ing.
  1. to coat (steel) with an anticorrosive phosphate solution, usually in preparation for the application of paint, enamel, or lacquer.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bonderize1

1935–40; back formation from Bonderized, a trademark, probably equivalent to bond 1 + -er 1 + -ize + -ed 2

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