transitive verb bur·nett·ize \(ˌ)bərˈnetˌīz, (ˈ)bərnə̇ˌtīz\

Definition of burnettize


  1. :  to impregnate (something, such as wood or fabric) with zinc chloride solution under pressure to prevent decay

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Origin and Etymology of burnettize

Sir William Burnett †1861 Scottish physician, inventor of the process + English -ize

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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