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(Metallurgy) metallurgy to coat (iron or steel) with zinc by heating in a container with zinc dust or (of iron or steel) to be coated in this way
[C20: process named after Sherard Cowper-Coles (died 1936), English inventor]
ˌsherardiˈzation, ˌsherardiˈsation n
Past participle: sherardized