an·​ti-seize ¦an-tī-¦sēz How to pronounce anti-seize (audio)
variants or less commonly antiseize
: preventing or inhibiting mechanical seizing (see seize sense intransitive sense 2)
anti-seize lubricant

Word History


anti- entry 1 + seize

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-seize was in 1931

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“Anti-seize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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