Definition of anodize in English:

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anodize

Pronunciation: /ˈanədʌɪz/
(also anodise)

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective anodized)
Coat (a metal, especially aluminium) with a protective oxide layer by an electrolytic process in which the metal forms the anode: the anodized frames
More example sentences
  • One of the most common metals that is anodized is aluminum.
  • The top and bottom of the reservoir are made of solid anodized blue aluminium with the exterior made from acrylic in a cylindrical shape.
  • Those produced in brass, anodized aluminum or galvanized iron impart a golden glow or a silvery shiver.

Derivatives

anodizer

noun
Example sentences
  • Wayne earns £10,000 a year as an anodiser.
  • Most anodizers need anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to plan, process and invoice for projects.
  • This certificate issued by the designated anodiser confirms that the anodizing has been produced in accordance with the ‘aluminium finishing requirements’ as specified.

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Line breaks: ano|dize

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