an·​ti-seize | \ ¦an-tī-¦sēz How to pronounce anti-seize (audio) , ¦an-tē- \
variants: or less commonly antiseize

Definition of anti-seize

: preventing or inhibiting mechanical seizing (see seize sense intransitive sense 2) anti-seize lubricant

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First Known Use of anti-seize

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anti-seize

anti- entry 1 + seize

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“Anti-seize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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