malt definition

  • noun:
    • whole grain, often barley, which has been allowed to develop, used mainly in brewing and distilling.
    • An alcoholic beverage, particularly beer or ale, brewed from malt.
    • See malted milk.
    • Malted grain (sprouted whole grain) (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise.
    • Malt alcohol, specifically malt whisky.
    • Short for "malted milk shake", a milkshake with malted milk dust added for taste
    • Maltose-rich sugar produced by malted grain.
    • Barley or other whole grain, steeped in liquid and dried in a kiln, thus forcing germination before saccharine concept has been evolved. It really is found in brewing as well as in the distillation of whisky.
    • Grain in which, by limited germination, arrested on correct stage by heat, the starch is changed into saccharine matter (grape-sugar), the unfermented option of the latter becoming the sweetwort associated with the brewer.
    • Liquor created from malt, as ale, porter, or alcohol.
    • a lager of large alcohol content; by law its considered too alcohol is offered as lager or alcohol
    • a cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having already been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling
    • a milkshake made with malt dust
  • verb-transitive:
    • To process (grain) into malt.
    • to take care of or blend with malt or a malt plant.
    • to produce into malt.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be malt.
    • In order to become malt; also, in order to make grain into malt.
  • verb:
    • To convert a cereal grain into malt by causing it to sprout (by soaking in water) and then halting germination (by drying out with hot air) so that you can develop enzymes that may breakdown starches and proteins in the grain.
    • convert whole grain into malt
    • convert into malt
    • become malt, become malt
    • treat with malt or malt plant
  • adjective:
    • Relating to, containing, or created using, malt.
  • others:
    • related to, containing, or made with malt.
    • To convert (whole grain) into malt.
    • to be malt; be changed into malt.
    • To drink malt liquor.
    • An obsolete preterit of melt.

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