sherardise

sherardize

[sher-er-dahyz]
verb (used with object), sherardized, sherardizing. Metallurgy.
to coat (steel) with a thin cladding of zinc by heating in a mixture of sand and powdered zinc.
Also, especially British, sherardise.


Origin:
1900–05; after Sherard Cowper Coles (died 1936), English inventor; see -ize

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sherardize or sherardise (ˈʃɛrəˌdaɪz)
 
vb
metallurgy to coat (iron or steel) with zinc by heating in a container with zinc dust or (of iron or steel) to be coated in this way
 
[C20: process named after Sherard Cowper-Coles (died 1936), English inventor]
 
sherardise or sherardise
 
vb
 
[C20: process named after Sherard Cowper-Coles (died 1936), English inventor]
 
sherardi'zation or sherardise
 
n
 
sherardi'sation or sherardise
 
n

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