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