verb (used with object), anodized, anodizing. Chemistry.
to coat a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum, with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means.
Also, especially British, anodise.

1930–35; anode + -ize

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anodize or anodise (ˈænəˌdaɪz)
to coat (a metal, such as aluminium or magnesium) with a protective oxide film by electrolysis
anodise or anodise

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