One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Coat with a thin layer of metal.‘the papers are then metalized with a thin film of aluminum’
- ‘Now the clean room is gone and the CD is molded, metalized with aluminum, spin-coated and the label is screened - all in three seconds.’
- 1.1 Make metallic in form or appearance.
metallized, burnishedView synonyms
- ‘You can vacuum metalize many materials including plastic, metal, glass, fiberglass, and more.’
- ‘This process encompasses a variety of chemical processing steps designed to clean, activate and metalize the otherwise nonconductive resin glass hole wall.’
- ‘The first step of the processing was to metalize front contact pads.’
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