Salify
Salify Sal"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Salified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Salifying}.] [F. salifier; from L. sal salt + -ficare (only in comp.) to make. See {-fy}.] (Chem.) (a) To combine or impregnate with a salt. (b) To form a salt with; to convert into a salt; as, to salify a base or an acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • salify — [sal′ə fī΄] vt. salified, salifying [Fr salifier < L sal, salt + ficare, FY] to make salty; specif., a) to impregnate with salt b) to form a salt with; convert into a salt c) to combine with a salt …   English World dictionary

  • salify — ˈsaləˌfī transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: French salifier, from sali + fier fy 1. : to combine or impregnate with a salt : salinize 2. : to form a salt with : convert into a salt salify a base by treatment with an acid or an acid by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • salify — salifiable, adj. salification /sal euh fi kay sheuhn/, n. /sal euh fuy /, v.t., salified, salifying. 1. to form into a salt, as by chemical combination. 2. to mix or combine with a salt. [1780 90; SAL + IFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • salify — verb To react so as to form a salt …   Wiktionary

  • salify — To convert into a salt. * * * sal·i·fy (salґĭ fi) to convert into a salt …   Medical dictionary

  • salify — v. (Chemistry) combine with an acid to form a salt; mix with a salt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • salify — sal·i·fy …   English syllables

  • Salified — Salify Sal i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Salified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Salifying}.] [F. salifier; from L. sal salt + ficare (only in comp.) to make. See { fy}.] (Chem.) (a) To combine or impregnate with a salt. (b) To form a salt with; to convert into …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salifying — Salify Sal i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Salified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Salifying}.] [F. salifier; from L. sal salt + ficare (only in comp.) to make. See { fy}.] (Chem.) (a) To combine or impregnate with a salt. (b) To form a salt with; to convert into …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salifiable — Sal i*fi a*ble, a. [Cf. F. salifiable. See {Salify}.] (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing an acid to form a salt; said of bases; thus, ammonia is salifiable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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