Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • verb coat a metal with an oxide coat

Etymologies

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

[anod(e) + –ize.]

Examples

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

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  • Car Insurance Online cornmeal resynchronize anodize Isolde doubtless

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

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

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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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  • 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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