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[met-l-ahyz] /ˈmɛt lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), metallized, metallizing.
Also, especially British, metallise.
Related forms
metallization, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for metallize
  • Active brazing has been used because no vendors have been found which can metallize long tubes.
  • Flame sprayed coatings may be used to metallize ceramic.
  • We will use, ion-implantation to metallize adherent surface and make it wettable by non-active braze.
  • Pretreatment also is used to selectively metallize the feed for subsequent leaching.
British Dictionary definitions for metallize


(transitive) to make metallic or to coat or treat with metal
Derived Forms
metallization, metallisation, (US) metalization, noun
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