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1Covered with wax or resin.
- ‘It is intricately set with dozens of needlepoint and cabochon turquoise stones set in cerated bezels.’
- ‘In preferred embodiments, the rare earth metal salt includes cerium, and the steel surfaces are cerated to enhance the corrosion-inhibiting effects.’
- ‘SEM and EDS studies were carried out to characterise filiform attack on a cerated AA2024-T351 aluminium alloy with a polyurethane topcoat.’
Having a cere.
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