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anodize


It is made of anodized aluminum.
  to coat a metal with an oxide coat
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Metal is usually anodized to increase corrosion resistance and/or to improve adhesion for paint and glues.
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  • It is made of anodized aluminum.
  • Chapter — When Dinosaurs ruled the Earth They met in the visitor building: two stories high, and all glass with exposed black anodized girders and supports.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • It was lined with crimson plush, and nestled in that passionate plush were an anodized aluminum cross and a Bible.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • I went into the Arts Duplex, our newest building, a winged affair with a facade of anodized aluminum, sea-green, cloud-catching.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise

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  • And she could believe it, with all the granite and limestone massed around them, and the newer towers, curtained sheer, of reflecting glass and anodized aluminum, and every office empty of human trace today, except in basements maybe where paper was spun through microfilm machines, a billion checks a second.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
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