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