sherardize

/sher"euhr duyz'/, v.t., sherardized, sherardizing. Metall.
to coat (steel) with a thin cladding of zinc by heating in a mixture of sand and powdered zinc.
Also, esp. Brit., sherardise.
[1900-05; after Sherard Cowper Coles (d. 1936), English inventor; see -IZE]

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  • Sherardize — Sher ard*ize, v. t. [From Sherard Cowper Coles, the inventor.] (Metal.) To subject to the process of vapor galvanizing (which see, below). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sherardize — (Amer.) v. protect steel or iron by heating with zinc, galvanize steel or iron with a thin protective layer of zinc by heating it with zinc dust (also sherardise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sherardize — or sherardise ʃɛrədʌɪz verb coat (iron or steel) with zinc by heating it in contact with zinc dust. Origin early 20th cent.: from the name of the English inventor Sherard Cowper Coles + ize …   English new terms dictionary

  • sherardize — sherard·ize …   English syllables

  • sherardize — v.tr. (also ise) coat (iron or steel) with zinc by heating in contact with zinc dust. Etymology: Sherard Cowper Coles, Engl. inventor d. 1936 …   Useful english dictionary

  • sherardized — sherardize (Amer.) v. protect steel or iron by heating with zinc, galvanize steel or iron with a thin protective layer of zinc by heating it with zinc dust (also sherardise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sherardizes — sherardize (Amer.) v. protect steel or iron by heating with zinc, galvanize steel or iron with a thin protective layer of zinc by heating it with zinc dust (also sherardise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sherardizing — sherardize (Amer.) v. protect steel or iron by heating with zinc, galvanize steel or iron with a thin protective layer of zinc by heating it with zinc dust (also sherardise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • σεραρδίωση — η, Ν (μεταλλ.) μέθοδος επικάλυψης τής επιφάνειας χαλύβδινων αντικειμένων με θερμική διάχυση στρώματος ψευδαργύρου για την προστασία τους από την διάβρωση. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Μεταφορά στην ελλ. ξεν. όρου, πρβλ. αγγλ. sherardize από το όνομα τού Άγγλου… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • sherardise — (Brit.) v. protect steel or iron by heating with zinc, galvanize steel or iron with a thin protective layer of zinc by heating it with zinc dust (also sherardize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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