salinize


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sal·i·nize

 (săl′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. sal·i·nized, sal·i·niz·ing, sal·i·niz·es
To salinate.

sal′i·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

salinize

(ˈsælɪˌnaɪz) or

salinise

vb (tr)
to treat with salt or render salty

sal•i•nize

(ˈsæl əˌnaɪz, ˈseɪ lə-)

v.t. -nized, -niz•ing.
to treat with salt or render saline.
[1925–30]
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