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aluminize

[uh-loo-muh-nahyz] /əˈlu məˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), aluminized, aluminizing.
1.
to treat with aluminum.
Also, especially British, aluminise.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; alumin- + -ize
Related forms
aluminization, noun
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  • The best coating scheme was to aluminize the optical fibers and then coating then in a white, urethane based extramural absorber.
British Dictionary definitions for aluminize

aluminize

/əˈluːmɪˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to cover with aluminium or aluminium paint
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