metallize

verb
met·al·lize | \ ˈme-tᵊl-ˌīz \
variants: or less commonly metalize
metallized also metalized; metallizing also metalizing

Definition of metallize 

transitive verb

: to coat, treat, or combine with a metal

Other words from metallize

metallization \ˌme-tᵊl-ə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of metallize

1594, in the meaning defined above

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