kyanize definition

  • verb:
    • To protect wood from decay by soaking it in a solution of mercuric chloride
  • verb-transitive:
    • To make (lumber) evidence against decay by saturating with a remedy of corrosive sublimate in available tanks, or under some pressure.
  • others:
    • to deal with (lumber) by the process of kyanizing. Also spelled kyanise.

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