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galvanized

adjective uk (UK usually galvanised)   /ˈɡæl.və.naɪzd/ us  
describes metal, or something made of metal, that is covered with a thin layer of zinc to protect it: galvanized iron/steel galvanized nails/rivetsMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
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