To subject timber materials etc to a process of saturation in a solution of chloride of zinc to prevent decay a process created by Sir William Burnett
- To subject (lumber, materials, etc.) to an activity of saturation in a remedy of chloride of zinc, to prevent decay; -- a process invented by Sir William Burnett.
(v. t.) To topic (lumber, fabrics, etc.) to an activity of saturation in a solution of chloride of zinc, to avoid decay; -- a procedure developed by Sir William Burnett.