Winterise

winterize

[win-tuh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), winterized, winterizing.
1.
to prepare (an automobile, house, etc.) for cold weather by (in automobiles) adding antifreeze and changing oil or (in houses) adding insulation, heating units, etc.
verb (used without object), winterized, winterizing.
2.
to winterize an automobile, house, etc.
Also, especially British, winterise.


Origin:
1925–30; winter + -ize

winterization, noun
winterizer, noun
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winterize or winterise (ˈwɪntəˌraɪz)
 
vb
(US), (Canadian) (tr) to prepare (a house, car, etc) to withstand winter conditions
 
winterise or winterise
 
vb
 
winteri'zation or winterise
 
n
 
winteri'sation or winterise
 
n

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