malt

[ mawlt ]
/ mɔlt /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to become malt.
to produce malt from grain.

Origin of malt

before 900; Middle English; Old English mealt; cognate with Old Norse malt, German Malz; akin to melt1
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British Dictionary definitions for malting (1 of 2)

malting

/ (ˈmɔːltɪŋ) /

noun

a building in which malt is made or storedAlso called: malt house

British Dictionary definitions for malting (2 of 2)

malt

/ (mɔːlt) /

noun

cereal grain, such as barley, that is kiln-dried after it has germinated by soaking in water
short for malt whisky

verb

to make into or become malt
to make (something, esp liquor) with malt

Word Origin for malt

Old English mealt; related to Dutch mout, Old Norse malt; see also melt
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Medicine definitions for malting

MALT

[ môlt ]

n.

Mucosal-associated with lymphoid tissue; rare type of lymphoma of the stomach that may be associated with infection by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori.MALT lymphoma
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