por·​ce·​lain·​ize ˈpȯr-s(ə-)lə-ˌnīz How to pronounce porcelainize (audio)
porcelainized; porcelainizing

transitive verb

: to fire a glassy coating on (a material, such as steel)

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of porcelainize was in 1951

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“Porcelainize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porcelainize. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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