- To prepare an automobile or other motor vehicle for use during the cold season, paying special attention to the type of oil or grease most suitable for operation in severely cold weather.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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winterize — ☆ winterize [win′tərīz΄ ] vt. winterized, winterizing to put into condition for or equip for winter [to winterize an automobile with antifreeze, a house with insulation, etc.] winterization n … English World dictionary
winterize — (v.) 1938, on model of earlier summerize (1935); from WINTER (Cf. winter) (n.) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Winterized; winterizing … Etymology dictionary
winterize — (Amer.) winÂ·terÂ·ize || wÉªntÉ™raÉªz v. prepare something for winter (i.e. cars, houses etc.), winterise … English contemporary dictionary
winterize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1934 to make ready for winter or winter use and especially resistant or proof against winter weather < winterize a car > • winterization noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
winterize — winterization, n. winterizer, n. /win teuh ruyz /, v., winterized, winterizing. v.t. 1. to prepare (an automobile, house, etc.) for cold weather by (in automobiles) adding antifreeze and changing oil or (in houses) adding insulation, heating… … Universalium
winterize — verb a) To prepare (something) for winter weather. Some oils which are frequently winterized to produce salad oil are: refined and lightly hydrogenated soybean oil, cottonseed oil and some varieties of rapeseed oil … Wiktionary
winterize — or winterise verb chiefly N. Amer. adapt or prepare for use in cold weather. Derivatives winterization noun … English new terms dictionary
winterize — verb (T) AmE to prepare your car, house etc for winter conditions … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
winterize — win·ter·ize … English syllables
winterize — win•ter•ize [[t]ˈwɪn təˌraɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing bui to prepare (something) by various measures to be functional in or to withstand cold weather • Etymology: 1925–30 win ter•i•za′tion, n. win′ter•iz er, n … From formal English to slang