metallized wood

metallized wood

[′med·əl‚īzd ′wu̇d]
(materials)
Wood impregnated with molten metal, filling the cells in the wood to increase hardness, compressive strength, and flexural strength; the wood becomes an electrical conductor lengthwise of the grain.
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