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calorize

[kal-uh-rahyz] /ˈkæl əˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), calorized, calorizing.
1.
to alloy (carbon steel or alloy steel) by impregnation with aluminum.
Also, especially British, calorise.
Origin
< Latin calor heat + -ize
Related forms
calorizer, noun
decalorize, verb (used with object), decalorized, decalorizing.
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calorize

/ˈkæləˌraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to coat (a ferrous metal) by spraying with aluminium powder and then heating
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