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metallide

[met-l-ahyd] /ˈmɛt lˌaɪd/
verb (used with object), metallided, metalliding.
1.
to provide (a metal or alloy) with a diffused coating of a metal or metalloid by electrolysis at high temperature in order to impart a particular surface property to the base metal.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; metall- + -ide; perhaps originally a noun, variant of metalloid
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