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sherardize

[ sher-er-dahyz ]
/ 藞蕛蓻r 蓹r藢da瑟z /
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verb (used with object), sher路ard路ized, sher路ard路iz路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路ard路ise .

Origin of sherardize

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

sherardize

sherardise

/ (藞蕛蓻r蓹藢da瑟z) /

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

Derived forms of sherardize

sherardization or sherardisation, noun

Word Origin for sherardize

C20: process named after Sherard Cowper-Coles (died 1936), English inventor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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