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MALT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does malt mean? 

MALT (noun)
  The noun MALT has 3 senses:

1. a milkshake made with malt powder
2. a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer
3. a cereal grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling

  Familiarity information: MALT used as a noun is uncommon.


MALT (verb)
  The verb MALT has 4 senses:

1. treat with malt or malt extract
2. turn into malt, become malt
3. convert grain into malt
4. convert into malt

  Familiarity information: MALT used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MALT (noun)


Sense 1malt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A milkshake made with malt powder

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

malted milk; malted; malt

Hypernyms ("malt" is a kind of...):

milk shake; milkshake; shake (frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream)


Sense 2malt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

malt liquor; malt

Hypernyms ("malt" is a kind of...):

lager; lager beer (a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September)

Meronyms (substance of "malt"):

malt (a cereal grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling)


Sense 3malt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A cereal grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("malt" is a kind of...):

cereal; food grain; grain (foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "malt"):

wort (unfermented or fermenting malt)

Holonyms ("malt" is a substance of...):

malt; malt liquor (a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer)


MALT (verb)


Sense 1malt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Treat with malt or malt extract

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

malt beer

Hypernyms (to "malt" is one way to...):

process; treat (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2malt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Turn into malt, become malt

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "malt" is one way to...):

convert (change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 3malt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Convert grain into malt

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "malt" is one way to...):

convert (change the nature, purpose, or function of something)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 4malt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Convert into malt

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "malt" is one way to...):

convert (change the nature, purpose, or function of something)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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