sa·​li·​nize ˈsa-lə-ˌnīz How to pronounce salinize (audio)
 also  ˈsā-
salinized; salinizing

transitive verb

: to treat or impregnate with salt
ˌsa-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce salinize (audio)
 also  ˌsā-

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of salinize was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Salinize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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