Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To prepare or equip (an automobile or house, for example) for winter weather.

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  • v. To prepare (something) for winter weather.
  • v. To remove the saturated fats from (a vegetable oil) by cooling and filtering it, such that it does not go cloudy in the winter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. prepare for winter

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Examples

  • In an effort to increase revenue, Attanasio said he has looked many times into what it would cost to "winterize" Miller Park, making it more suitable to holding major events during the off-season.

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  • Their shock turned to fear when the bank's property management company, despite being warned not to come back, broke into the home a second time to "winterize" the home and a third time to remove its lock box.

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  • The Yankees, according to team officials, went so far as to "winterize" 1,200 television sets exposed to the elements in the new building.

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  • Phoenix attractions that will "winterize" dads and their kids

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  • Christine Karpinski, director of the owner community at HomeAway. com and author of "How To Rent Vacation Properties By Owner," says owners should "winterize" online descriptions of their properties, emphasizing features like hot tubs and fireplaces and adding photos of the house framed by fall foliage or dusted with snow.

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  • HomeAway. com and author of "How To Rent Vacation Properties By Owner," says owners should "winterize" online descriptions of their properties, emphasizing features like hot tubs and fireplaces and adding photos of the house framed by fall foliage or dusted with snow.

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  • Fertilizers help "winterize" the lawn, storing vital nutrients so that underground root development can continue until the ground freezes.

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  • Participants will help "winterize" homes in the Midcoast for those in need and learn about energy conservation.

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  • (to take pictures and "winterize" or "change locks") and rifle through personals and basically just take what he wanted.

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  • Back at his house, Mr. Scheiber, the insurance official, works nearly every day to winterize the structure; he will decide whether to rebuild it next spring.

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