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Malt vs. Salt

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Maltnoun

Malted grain sprouted grain (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise.

Saltnoun

A common substance, chemically consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl), used extensively as a condiment and preservative.

Maltnoun

Malt liquor, especially malt whisky.

Saltnoun

(chemistry) One of the compounds formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, where a positive ion replaces a hydrogen of the acid.

Maltnoun

A milkshake with malted milk powder added for flavor.

Saltnoun

(uncommon) A salt marsh, a saline marsh at the shore of a sea.

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Maltnoun

Maltose-rich sugar derived from malted grain.

Saltnoun

(slang) A sailor also old salt.

Maltverb

(transitive) To convert a cereal grain into malt by causing it to sprout (by soaking in water) and then halting germination (by drying with hot air) in order to develop enzymes that can break down starches and proteins in the grain.

Saltnoun

(cryptography) Randomly chosen bytes added to a plaintext message prior to encrypting or hashing it, in order to render brute-force decryption more difficult.

Maltverb

(intransitive) To become malt.

Saltnoun

A person who seeks employment at a company in order to (once employed by it) help unionize it.

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Maltverb

To drink malt liquor.

Saltnoun

(obsolete) Flavour; taste; seasoning.

Maltnoun

Barley or other grain, steeped in water and dried in a kiln, thus forcing germination until the saccharine principle has been evolved. It is used in brewing and in the distillation of whisky.

Saltnoun

(obsolete) Piquancy; wit; sense.

‘Attic salt’;

Maltadjective

Relating to, containing, or made with, malt.

Saltnoun

(obsolete) A dish for salt at table; a salt cellar.

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Maltverb

To make into malt; as, to malt barley.

Saltnoun

(figurative) Skepticism and common sense.

‘Any politician's statements must be taken with a grain of salt, but his need to be taken with a whole shaker of salt.’;

Maltverb

To become malt; also, to make grain into malt.

Saltnoun

(Internet slang) Indignation; outrage; arguing.

‘There was so much salt in that thread about the poor casting decision.’;

Maltnoun

a milkshake made with malt powder

Saltadjective

Salty; salted.

‘salt beef;’; ‘salt tears’;

Maltnoun

a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer

Saltadjective

Saline.

‘a salt marsh;’; ‘salt grass’;

Maltnoun

a cereal grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling

Saltadjective

Related to salt deposits, excavation, processing or use.

‘a salt mine’; ‘The salt factory is a key connecting element in the seawater infrastructure.’;

Maltverb

treat with malt or malt extract;

‘malt beer’;

Saltadjective

Bitter; sharp; pungent.

Maltverb

turn into malt, become malt

Saltadjective

Salacious; lecherous; lustful; (of animals) in heat.

Maltverb

convert grain into malt

Saltverb

(transitive) To add salt to.

‘to salt fish, beef, or pork; to salt the city streets in the winter’;

Maltverb

convert into malt

Saltverb

(intransitive) To deposit salt as a saline solution.

‘The brine begins to salt.’;

Malt

Malt is germinated cereal grain that has been dried in a process known as . The grain is made to germinate by soaking in water and is then halted from germinating further by drying with hot air.Malting grain develops the enzymes (α-amylase, β-amylase) required for modifying the grains' starches into various types of sugar, including monosaccharide glucose, disaccharide maltose, trisaccharide maltotriose, and higher sugars called maltodextrines.

‘malting’;

Saltverb

To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.

Saltverb

To insert or inject something into an object to give it properties it would not naturally have.

Saltverb

(mining) To blast metal into as a portion of a mine in order to cause to appear to be a productive seam.

Saltverb

(archaeology) To add bogus evidence to an archeological site.

Saltverb

To include colorful language in.

Saltverb

(cryptography) To add filler bytes before encrypting, in order to make brute-force decryption more resource-intensive.

Saltnoun

The chloride of sodium, a substance used for seasoning food, for the preservation of meat, etc. It is found native in the earth, and is also produced, by evaporation and crystallization, from sea water and other water impregnated with saline particles.

Saltnoun

Hence, flavor; taste; savor; smack; seasoning.

‘Though we are justices and doctors and churchmen . . . we have some salt of our youth in us.’;

Saltnoun

Hence, also, piquancy; wit; sense; as, Attic salt.

Saltnoun

A dish for salt at table; a saltcellar.

‘I out and bought some things; among others, a dozen of silver salts.’;

Saltnoun

A sailor; - usually qualified by old.

‘Around the door are generally to be seen, laughing and gossiping, clusters of old salts.’;

Saltnoun

The neutral compound formed by the union of an acid and a base; thus, sulphuric acid and iron form the salt sulphate of iron or green vitriol.

Saltnoun

Fig.: That which preserves from corruption or error; that which purifies; a corrective; an antiseptic; also, an allowance or deduction; as, his statements must be taken with a grain of salt.

‘Ye are the salt of the earth.’;

Saltnoun

Any mineral salt used as an aperient or cathartic, especially Epsom salts, Rochelle salt, or Glauber's salt.

Saltnoun

Marshes flooded by the tide.

‘His fashion is not to take knowledge of him that is beneath him in clothes. He never drinks below the salt.’;

Saltnoun

The act of leaping or jumping; a leap.

Saltadjective

Of or relating to salt; abounding in, or containing, salt; prepared or preserved with, or tasting of, salt; salted; as, salt beef; salt water.

Saltadjective

Overflowed with, or growing in, salt water; as, a salt marsh; salt grass.

Saltadjective

Fig.: Bitter; sharp; pungent.

‘I have a salt and sorry rheum offends me.’;

Saltadjective

Fig.: Salacious; lecherous; lustful.

‘Mine eyes are full of tears, I can not see;And yet salt water blinds them not so muchBut they can see a sort of traitors here.’;

Saltverb

To sprinkle, impregnate, or season with salt; to preserve with salt or in brine; to supply with salt; as, to salt fish, beef, or pork; to salt cattle.

Saltverb

To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.

Saltverb

To deposit salt as a saline solution; as, the brine begins to salt.

Saltnoun

a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

Saltnoun

white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food

Saltnoun

negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons

Saltnoun

the taste experience when salt is taken into the mouth

Saltverb

add salt to

Saltverb

sprinkle as if with salt;

‘the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps’;

Saltverb

add zest or liveliness to;

‘She salts her lectures with jokes’;

Saltverb

preserve with salt;

‘people used to salt meats on ships’;

Saltadjective

containing or filled with salt;

‘salt water’;

Saltadjective

of speech that is painful or bitter;

‘salt scorn’; ‘a salt apology’;

Saltadjective

one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water

Salt

Salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in the form of a natural crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite. Salt is present in vast quantities in seawater.

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