Pronunciation: (sum'u-rīz"), [key]
—v.t., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to prepare (a house, car, etc.) so as to counteract the hot weather of summer: to summerize a house by adding air conditioning.
2. to protect in hot weather for future use: to summerize a snowmobile. Also, esp. Brit.,sum'mer•ise".
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