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metallide

[ met-l-ahyd ]
/ 藞m蓻t l藢a瑟d /
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verb (used with object), met路al路lid路ed, met路al路lid路ing.
to provide (a metal or alloy) with a diffused coating of a metal or metalloid by electrolysis at high temperature in order to impart a particular surface property to the base metal.
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Origin of metallide

1965鈥70; metall- + -ide; perhaps originally a noun, variant of metalloid
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