Kyanizing
Kyanize Ky"an*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kyanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kyanizing}.] [From Mr. Kyan, the inventor of the process.] To render (wood) proof against decay by saturating with a solution of corrosive sublimate in open tanks, or under pressure. [1913 Webster]

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