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salify

[ sal-uh-fahy ]
/ 藞s忙l 蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), sal路i路fied, sal路i路fy路ing.
to form into a salt, as by chemical combination.
to mix or combine with a salt.
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Origin of salify

First recorded in 1780鈥90; sal + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM salify

sal路i路fi路a路ble, adjectivesal路i路fi路ca路tion [sal-uh-fi-key-shuhn], /藢s忙l 蓹 f瑟藞ke瑟 蕛蓹n/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for salify

salify
/ (藞s忙l瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
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

Derived forms of salify

salifiable, adjectivesalification, noun

Word Origin for salify

C18: from French salifier, from New Latin salific膩re, from Latin sal salt + facere to make
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