Definition of Malt

1. Noun. A milkshake made with malt powder.

Exact synonyms: Malted, Malted Milk
Generic synonyms: Milk Shake, Milkshake, Shake
Derivative terms: Maltster

2. Verb. Treat with malt or malt extract. "Malt beer"
Generic synonyms: Process, Treat

3. Noun. A lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer.
Exact synonyms: Malt Liquor
Generic synonyms: Lager, Lager Beer
Derivative terms: Maltster

4. Verb. Turn into malt, become malt.
Generic synonyms: Convert

5. Noun. A cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling.
Generic synonyms: Cereal, Food Grain, Grain
Specialized synonyms: Wort
Substance meronyms: Malt Liquor
Derivative terms: Maltster

6. Verb. Convert grain into malt.
Generic synonyms: Convert

7. Verb. Convert into malt.
Generic synonyms: Convert

Definition of Malt

1. n. 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.

2. a. Relating to, containing, or made with, malt.

3. v. t. To make into malt; as, to malt barley.

4. v. i. To become malt; also, to make grain into malt.

Definition of Malt

1. Noun. Malted grain (gloss sprouted grain) (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise. ¹

2. Noun. Malt liquor, especially malt whisky. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) Short for "malted milk shake", a milkshake with malted milk powder added for flavor (see malted milk). ¹

4. Noun. Maltose-rich sugar derived from malted grain. ¹

5. Verb. 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. ¹

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Definition of Malt

1. to treat or combine with malt (germinated grain) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Malt

1. The seed of barley or other grain, artificially germinated and dried, containing dextrin, maltose, small amounts of glucose, and amylolytic enzymes. Used in the form of an extract as a digestive and flavoring agent. Origin: A.S. Mealt (05 Mar 2000)

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