anodize

Definitions:

  • To coat (a metallic surface) electrolytically with a protective or decorative oxide.
  • to coat a metal with an oxide coat by electrolytic action at an anode; -- used especially to coat aluminum.
  • to <xref>coat</xref> the <xref>surface</xref> of a <xref>metal</xref> <xref>electrolytically</xref> with an <xref>oxide</xref>, either as <xref>protection</xref> or <xref>decoration</xref>
  • coat a metal with an oxide coat
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