Definition of Pickling

1. Noun. An instance of processing something in brine or other solution.. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of pickle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pickling

1. pickle [v] - See also: pickle

Medical Definition of Pickling

1. In dentistry, the process of cleansing metallic surfaces of the products of oxidation and other impurities by immersion in acid. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pickling

pickled egg
pickled eggs
pickled herring
pickled onion
pickled onions
pickled pine
picklehead
pickleheads
pickleless
picklepuss
pickler
picklers
pickles
pickleweed
pickleweeds
pickling (current term)
picklings
picklist
picklists
picklock
picklocks
pickmaw
pickmaws
pickmire
pickmires
pickney
pickneys
picknick
picknicked
picknicker

Literary usage of Pickling

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1. Handbook of meat inspection by Robert Ostertag, Earley Vernon Wilcox (1907)
"The most common methods of preserving meat by means of chemical materials are those of salting and pickling. Moreover, the disinfecting agents, boric, ..."

2. Successful Canning and Preserving by Ola Powell (1917)
"CHAPTER XIV pickling THE preservation of food with salt or vinegar, either with or without the addition of spices or sugar, is commonly known as pickling. ..."

3. A Complete Treatise on the Electro-deposition of Metals: Comprising Electro by Georg Langbein (1909)
"When pickling is finished, the sheets which have served last as anodes, are taken from the ... With about 90 ampères and 4 v°lts per square meter, pickling, ..."

4. Text-book of Advanced Machine Work: Prepared for Students in Technical by Robert Henry Smith (1919)
"pickling and tumbling castings and forgings.—The hard scale and sand should be removed from ... See pickling, Principles of Machine Work. MEASURING WORK 27. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"The A merican methods of manufacture differ in manv respects from the practice in the older mills of Wales, owing to the utilization pickling. ..."

6. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"pickling AND GALVANIZING pickling.—Steel plates as received from the mill have a scale which ... The scale is removed by pickling, the plate being stood on ..."

7. The Improved Housewife, Or, Book of Receipts: With Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1853)
"Directions for pickling. See No. 453. Take sharp cider vinegar for pickling, ... But for the best way of pickling cucumbers, see " Cucumbers. ..."

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