Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To coat (a metallic surface) electrolytically with a protective or decorative oxide.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to coat the surface of a metal electrolytically with an oxide, either as protection or decoration

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. to coat a metal with an oxide coat by electrolytic action at an anode; -- used especially to coat aluminum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. coat a metal with an oxide coat

Etymologies

anod(e) + -ize.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Zinn writes how to anodize aluminum at home and then that GT appears.

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  • And Iraq had bought a couple of hundred thousand of these tubes in the 1980s for rockets, and it didn't anodize them, and they corroded away.

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  • Only way to fix this is to completely disassemble the thing and re-anodize the shell.

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  • External surfaces are finished with black hard anodize for excellent corrosion resistance, with other colors and CARC (Chemical Agent Resistant Coating) paint available upon request.

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  • The aluminum frame is created from aircraft aluminum to build a strong yet light body, it is polished or glass-bead blaster, and then anodize coated to make it rugged.

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  • Major components are constructed from T6061 Aluminum with a hard anodize finish, internal components made from alloy steels, heat treated to Rockwell 52 for long lasting strength and durability.

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  • Machined from T6061 Aluminum with a hard anodize finish and steel threads for strength and durability the QK01 is a valued upgrade.

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  • Apparently our pals over at Computer Choppers have made it their mission in life to color anodize and metallic plate anything and everything that can be anodized or plated.

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  • Fischer offers complete range of hand held coating thickness gauges ideally suited for measurements of paint, powder coating, plating and anodize. coating thickness gauges measure over ferrous, non-ferrous, or both ferrous and non-ferrous substrates

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