alu·​mi·​nize | \ ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnīz How to pronounce aluminize (audio) \
aluminized; aluminizing

Definition of aluminize

transitive verb

: to treat or coat with aluminum

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Material: Fiber glass and aluminized nylon This is the very top of the line for hard shells in the James Baroud lineup. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, "The 7 Best Rooftop Tents for Far-Out (and Closer-to-Home) Adventures," 26 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of aluminize

1888, in the meaning defined above

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