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  • v. To treat or preserve (wood etc.) by a process resembling kyanization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To treat or preserve, as wood, by a process resembling kyanizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To harden and preserve, as wood, by a process consisting in placing the material to be treated in a close chamber, depriving it of its air by means of an air-pump, and then injecting a solution of sulphid of calcium or of barium, following this with a solution of sulphate of lime.


Payne +‎ -ize, after the inventor. (Wiktionary)


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