Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To treat (wood) by the process of kyanizing. Also spelled kyanise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To render (wood) proof against decay by saturating with a solution of corrosive sublimate in open tanks, or under pressure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To preserve wood from decay by soaking it in a solution of mercuric chloride

Etymologies

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From John Howard Kyan, the inventor of the process

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