Meaning of aluminize in English:


Pronunciation /əˈl(j)uːmɪnʌɪz/


(also British aluminise)
[with object]
  • Coat with aluminium.

    ‘nobody had attempted aluminizing the car on such a grand scale’
    • ‘If you do want to use binoculars or a telescope, be sure to attach a full-aperture solar filter of either aluminized glass or aluminized Mylar.’
    • ‘These are aluminized glass fibers, easily laminated together with carbon structural fibers below.’
    • ‘The diffraction grating is molded and aluminized in the same process as that used to make music CDs.’
    • ‘The excellent resistance to atmospheric corrosion of aluminized wire resulted in its acceptance for service in coastal and severely corrosive industrial atmospheres.’
    • ‘The boom supports the lightweight sail, which is made of an aluminized, temperature-resistant material called CP - 1.’