anodize (third-person singular simple present anodizes, present participle anodizing, simple past and past participle anodized)
1.to coat (a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum) with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means.
1. to coat (a metal, such as aluminium or magnesium) with a protective oxide film by electrolysis Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1931, from anode + -ize. Related, Anodized; anodizing.
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