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Salt

Definition of salt:

part of speech: noun

Saltness.

part of speech: noun

Chloride of sodium, used for seasoning, and for the preservation of meat, etc.; obtained from the earth or by the evaporation of sea water; a saltcellar; anything like salt; in chemistry, the compound formed by the action of an acid on a metal or an oxide, replacing the hydrogen of the acid with a metal or a metallic element; wit; colloquially, a sailor.

part of speech: adjective

Containing salt: tasting of salt: overflowed with or growing in salt water: pungent.

part of speech: noun

A well- known substance used for seasoning, found either in the earth or obtained by evaporation from sea- water: anything like salt: seasoning: piquancy: ( chem.) a combination of an acid with a base.

part of speech: noun

Sodium chloride, used for seasoning; piquancy; compound of an acid and a base.

part of speech: adjective

Containing, or tasting like, salt.

part of speech: verb

To sprinkle or season with salt.

part of speech: adjective

Flavored or seasoned with salt.

part of speech: verb

To sprinkle, impregnate, or season with salt; as, to salt fish, beef, or pork: to fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.

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