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metallize

[′med·əl‚īz]
(engineering)
To coat or impregnate a metal or nonmetal surface with a metal, as by metal spraying or by vacuum evaporation.
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metallize

To apply a coating of metal on a base material, usually by spraying the coating metal in a molten state.
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