acierage

noun
ac·​i·​er·​age | \ ˈa-sē-ə-rij \
plural -s

Definition of acierage

: the process of coating the surface of a metal plate (as a stereotype plate) with a thin layer of iron by electrolysis, the iron becoming hard like steel : steeling

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First Known Use of acierage

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acierage

French aciérage, from acier + -age

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“Acierage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acierage. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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