sherardize

transitive verb
sherard·​ize
variants: also British sherardise \shə̇ˈrärˌdīz, ˈsherərˌd-​ \
also British -ed/-ing/-s

Definition of sherardize 

: to coat (an article of iron or steel) with zinc by covering with commercial zinc dust in a tightly closed drum and heating for several hours at 300° to 420° C so that a zinc-iron alloy is formed at the surface through the action of zinc vapor

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Other Words from sherardize

sherardizer also British sherardiser \-​zər \ noun plural -s

History and Etymology for sherardize

Sherard O. Cowper-Coles †1936 English inventor + English -ize

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