iridize

[ir-i-dahyz, ahy-ri-]

verb (used with object), ir·i·dized, ir·i·diz·ing.

to cover with iridium.

Also especially British, ir·i·dise.

Origin of iridize

First recorded in 1860–65; irid- + -ize
Related formsir·i·di·za·tion, noun
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