- to form into a salt, as by chemical combination.
- to mix or combine with a salt.
Origin of salify
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- to treat, mix with, or cause to combine with a salt
- to convert (a substance) into a saltto salify ammonia by treatment with hydrochloric acid
Word Origin for salify
C18: from French salifier, from New Latin salificāre, from Latin sal salt + facere to make
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