salt out

verb

Definition of salt out

transitive verb
: to precipitate, coagulate, or separate (something, such as a dissolved substance) especially from a solution by the addition of salt
intransitive verb
: to become salted out

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First Known Use of salt out

1857


Medical Dictionary

salt out

transitive verb

medical Definition of salt out

: to precipitate, coagulate, or separate (as a dissolved substance or lyophilic sol) especially from a solution by the addition of salt
intransitive verb
: to become salted out

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