noun ac·i·er·age \ˈa-sē-ə-rij\

Definition of acierage



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of acierage

French aciérage, from acier + -age

First Known Use: 1852

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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