electropolish

[ ih-lek-troh-pol-ish ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈpɒl ɪʃ /

verb (used with object)

to give a smooth surface to (metal) by dissolving projecting irregularities at the anode of an electrolytic cell.

Nearby words

  1. electrophrenic respiration,
  2. electrophysiology,
  3. electroplaque,
  4. electroplate,
  5. electroplating,
  6. electropositive,
  7. electroreceptor,
  8. electroreduction,
  9. electrorefining,
  10. electroretinogram

Origin of electropolish

First recorded in 1955–60; electro- + polish

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