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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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Also especially British, bond·er·ise.

Origin of bonderize

1935–40; back formation from Bonderized, a trademark, probably equivalent to bond1 + -er1 + -ize + -ed2
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