Definition of Powellized in English:

Powellized

(also Powellised)

adjective

rare
  • Of timber: treated by boiling in a solution of sugar so as to preserve it and reduce shrinkage.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Scientific American Supplement. From the name of William Powell, of Liverpool (probably born 1844), who invented the process + -ized.

Pronunciation

Powellized

/ˈpaʊəlʌɪzd/