Dictionary.com

metallide

[ met-l-ahyd ]
/ 藞m蓻t l藢a瑟d /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?

Origin of metallide

1965鈥70; metall- + -ide; perhaps originally a noun, variant of metalloid
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2023
FEEDBACK