anodize

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verb an·od·ize \ˈa-nə-ˌdīz\

Definition of anodize

anodized

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anodizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject (a metal) to electrolytic action as the anode of a cell in order to coat with a protective or decorative film

anodization

play \ˌa-ˌnō-də-ˈzā-shən, ˌa-nə-\ noun

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1931

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1931

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