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]

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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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