metallize

[ met-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈmɛt lˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), met·al·lized, met·al·liz·ing.

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Also especially British, met·al·lise.

OTHER WORDS FROM metallize

met·al·li·za·tion, noun

Definition for metallize (2 of 2)

metalize

or met·al·lize

[ met-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈmɛt lˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), met·al·ized, met·al·iz·ing.

to make metallic; give the characteristics of metal to.
to cover or coat (a metal or nonmetal object or structure) with metal.

Origin of metalize

First recorded in 1585–95; metal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM metalize

met·al·i·za·tion, nounun·met·al·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for metallize

metallize

metallise or US metalize

/ (ˈmɛtəˌlaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make metallic or to coat or treat with metal

Derived forms of metallize

metallization, metallisation or US metalization, noun
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