from The Century Dictionary.
- To treat (wood) by the process of kyanizing. Also spelled
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.
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- verb To
preserve woodfrom decayby soaking it in a solution of mercuric chloride
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From John Howard Kyan, the inventor of the process
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