salify

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Etymology[edit]

From French salifier; from Latin sal (salt) + -ficare (to make) (only in comparative). See -fy.

Verb[edit]

salify (third-person singular simple present salifies, present participle salifying, simple past and past participle salified)

  1. (dated, chemistry) To react so as to form a salt
  2. (dated, chemistry, transitive) To combine or impregnate with a salt.
  3. (dated, chemistry, transitive) To form a salt with; to convert into a salt.
    to salify a base or an acid

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