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burnettize definition

  • verb:
    • To matter (timber, fabrics, etc.) to a process of saturation in a solution of zinc chloride, to avoid decay.
    • To matter (wood, fabrics, etc.) to an ongoing process of saturation in a solution of zinc chloride, to prevent decay.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To matter (lumber, textiles, etc.) to an activity of saturation in a remedy of chloride of zinc, to prevent decay; -- an ongoing process conceived by Sir William Burnett.
    • To matter (wood, fabrics, etc.) to a procedure of saturation in a remedy of chloride of zinc, to stop decay; -- an activity developed by Sir William Burnett.
  • others:
    • To impregnate, as timber, canvas, cordage, lifeless systems, etc., with Burnett's liquid, for the true purpose of keeping all of them from decay.
    • To impregnate, as wood, canvas, cordage, dead systems, etc., with Burnett's liquid, for the true purpose of keeping all of them from decay.
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