The malting industry and the timber trade also flourished in the county until the 19th century.
The malting of grains, it will be remembered, is explained in Cereals.
In this country barley is chiefly used for malting and distilling purposes.
Barley intended for malting should be fertilized to this end.
The total loss in weight which barley undergoes in the malting process may be put down at from 17 to 28%.
This corresponds to a malting increase of about 7%, which is a high yield.
Since the quality of the malt depends much on that of the barley, the same sort only should be used for one malting.
Upon a nice performance of the sweating process, which may be likened to malting, the value of the cocoa greatly depends.
The standard quarter for English malting barley is 448 ℔ and for malt 336 ℔.
Agricultural engines and implements are made, and malting is carried on.
Old English malt (Anglian), mealt (West Saxon), from Proto-Germanic *maltam (cf. Old Norse malt, Old Saxon malt, Middle Dutch, Dutch mout, Old High German malz, German Malz "malt"), from PIE *meld- (cf. melt), extended form of root *mel- "soft," probably via notion of "softening" the grain by steeping it in water before brewing. Finnish mallas, Old Church Slavonic mlato are considered to be borrowed from Germanic.
mid-15c., "to convert grain to malt," from malt (n.). Meaning + "to make with malt" is from c.1600. Related: Malted; malting. Malt liquor (which is fermented, not brewed) first attested 1690s. Malted "a drink with malted milk" is from 1945.
Mucosal-associated with lymphoid tissue; rare type of lymphoma of the stomach that may be associated with infection by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori. Also called MALT lymphoma.