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[met-l-ahyz] /ˈmɛt lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), metalized, metalizing.
1.
to make metallic; give the characteristics of metal to.
2.
to cover or coat (a metal or nonmetal object or structure) with metal.
Also, metallize.
Origin of metalize
1585-1595
1585-95; metal + -ize
Related forms
metalization, noun
unmetalized, adjective
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