Kyanizing

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Kyanize
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Kyanizing

Kyanizing is a process for preserving timber, cordage, etc, from the effects of dry-rot, named from the inventor, a Mr. Kyan. It consists in immersing the material to be preserved in a solution of corrosive sublimate. This process has been almost entirely disused since about 1900 when it was found wood is much better preserved by being saturated wi...
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