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pressure-treated

[presh-er-tree-tid] /ˈprɛʃ ərˌtri tɪd/
adjective
1.
(of wood) treated with a chemical or chemicals applied under pressure to reduce such problems as insect infestation, decay, and rotting.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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