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To apply a film of aluminum to a material, such as glass.
To form a protective surface alloy on a metal by treatment at elevated temperature with aluminum or an aluminum compound.
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aluminize, Brit. aluminise
To apply a surface coating of aluminum to another metal or other base material, usually by spraying or dipping in molten aluminum. On steel, such coatings greatly increase corrosion resistance.
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