to coat (a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum) with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means.
to coat (a metal, such as aluminium or magnesium) with a protective oxide film by electrolysis
1931, from anode + -ize. Related: Anodized; anodizing.
congenital absence of teeth. noun the congenital absence of teeth anodontia an·o·don·ti·a (ān’ō-dŏn’shē-ə, -shə) n. Congenital absence of teeth. Also called agomphosis.
a medicine that relieves or allays pain. anything that relieves distress or pain: The music was an anodyne to his grief. relieving pain. soothing to the mind or feelings. Contemporary Examples The person to blame for all this is the anodyne British pop star Gary Barlow. England World Cup Songs In Last Minute Penalty Shoot […]
a medicine that relieves or allays pain. anything that relieves distress or pain: The music was an anodyne to his grief. relieving pain. soothing to the mind or feelings. noun a drug that relieves pain; analgesic anything that alleviates mental distress adjective capable of relieving pain or distress adj. 1540s, from Medieval Latin anodynus “pain-removing, […]
a state of mind consisting of pure sensation or emotion without cognitive content.