salinize
transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1926 to treat or impregnate with salt • salinization noun

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  • salinize — [sal′ə nīz΄, sā′lənīz΄] vt. salinized, salinizing [ SALIN(E) + IZE] to contaminate (soil, etc.) with salts salinization n …   English World dictionary

  • salinize — /sal euh nuyz , say leuh /, v.t., salinized, salinizing. to treat with salt or render saline. Also, esp. Brit., salinise. [SALINE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • salinize — verb /ˈsælɪnaɪz/ Become or render salty or saltier. Salinized drinking water probably is the best insurance that the men will take the salt during the working hours of the day. A study from the Inland Steel Company, in which a section of steel… …   Wiktionary

  • salinize — sa·lin·ize …   English syllables

  • salinize — sal•i•nize [[t]ˈsæl əˌnaɪz, ˈseɪ lə [/t]] v. t. nized, niz•ing chem. to treat with salt or render saline • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • salinize — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌlēˌnīz, ˌlīˌ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: salin + ize : to impregnate or treat (as a soil) with salt * * * /sal euh nuyz , say leuh /, v.t., salinized, salinizing. to treat with salt or render saline. Also, esp. Brit., salinise …   Useful english dictionary

  • salinization — noun see salinize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salinization — /sal euh neuh zay sheuhn/, n. the process by which a nonsaline soil becomes saline, as by the irrigation of land with brackish water. [1925 30; SALINIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cloud reflectivity modification — Cloud reflectivity enhancement is also known as marine cloud brightening or cloud whitening on low cloud. An opposite scheme exists to reduce the reflectivity of higher, colder cirrus clouds.[1] It is a geoengineering technique that works by… …   Wikipedia

  • salt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. salinize; season; pickle, brine, drysalt, preserve, souse. See preservation, store. salt away II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Tasting of salt] Syn. alkaline, saline, briny; see salty . 2. [Preserved… …   English dictionary for students

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