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sherardize

[ sher-er-dahyz ]
/ ˈʃɛr ərˌdaɪz /
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verb (used with object), sher·ard·ized, sher·ard·iz·ing.Metallurgy.

to coat (steel) with a thin cladding of zinc by heating in a mixture of sand and powdered zinc.

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Also especially British, sher·ard·ise .

Origin of sherardize

1900–05; after Sherard Cowper Coles (died 1936), English inventor; see -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for sherardize

sherardize

sherardise

/ (ˈʃɛrəˌdaɪz) /

verb

metallurgy to coat (iron or steel) with zinc by heating in a container with zinc dust or (of iron or steel) to be coated in this way
sherardization or sherardisation, noun
C20: process named after Sherard Cowper-Coles (died 1936), English inventor
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