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Definition of "pickling" [pickling]

  • An instance of processing something in brine or other solution.. (noun)
  • Present participle of pickle. (verb)

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Use "pickling" in a sentence
  • "The term pickling is applied to the process of preserving food when either salt or vinegar is used."
  • "Although the English word "pickling" may include preserving in salt, the Spanish terms refer to pickling in vinegar."
  • "Sierra: kingfish, a firm-fleshed fish commonly prepared en escabeche - marinated in pickling spices - in the Yucatan, where it is also called esmedregal."