Kyanize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Kyanize To render (wood) proof against decay by saturating with a solution of corrosive sublimate in open tanks, or under pressure.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • kyanize To treat (wood) by the process of kyanizing. Also spelled kyanise.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Mr. Kyan, the inventor of the process

Usage

In literature:

Embalmed meats and kyanized sentences are never good.
"News Writing" by M. Lyle Spencer
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