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.
to winterize an automobile, house, etc.
- Also especially British, win·ter·ise .
- win·ter·i·za·tion, noun
- win·ter·iz·er, noun
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How to use winterize in a sentence
In 1989, punishing cold weather that caused power failures across the state led to a federal study that spelled out how to avoid such a disaster in the future by winterizing equipment the way more northern power companies do.
Paying to winterize the equipment needed to keep power plants running has been one of the casualties.
Not paying to winterize may have proved to be a costly mistake, he suggested.
Each grant recipient will receive $6,000 to winterize their patios and outdoor dining areas.
For example, an instructional article on how to winterize a sprinkler system is less likely to contain different information year-to-year.How content consolidation can help boost your rankings | George Nguyen | September 10, 2020 | Search Engine Land
British Dictionary definitions for winterize
(tr) US and Canadian to prepare (a house, car, etc) to withstand winter conditions
- winterization or winterisation, noun
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