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  1. kyanize(Verb)

    To preserve wood from decay by soaking it in a solution of mercuric chloride

  2. Origin: From John Howard Kyan, the inventor of the process

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  1. Kyanize(verb)

    to render (wood) proof against decay by saturating with a solution of corrosive sublimate in open tanks, or under pressure

  2. Origin: [From Mr. Kyan, the inventor of the process.]


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