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Definition of salt
SaltSalt Salt, a. [Compar. Salter; superl. Saltest.] [AS.
sealt, salt. See Salt, n.]
1. Of or relating to salt; abounding in, or containing, salt;
prepared or preserved with, or tasting of, salt; salted;
as, salt beef; salt water. ``Salt tears.' --Chaucer.
2. Overflowed with, or growing in, salt water; as, a salt
marsh; salt grass.
3. Fig.: Bitter; sharp; pungent.
I have a salt and sorry rheum offends me. --Shak.
4. Fig.: Salacious; lecherous; lustful. --Shak.
Salt Salt, v. i.
To deposit salt as a saline solution; as, the brine begins to
Salt Salt, n. [L. saltus, fr. salire to leap.]
The act of leaping or jumping; a leap. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
SaltSalt Salt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Salted; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To sprinkle, impregnate, or season with salt; to preserve
with salt or in brine; to supply with salt; as, to salt
fish, beef, or pork; to salt cattle.
2. To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a
ship, for the preservation of the timber.
To salt a mine, to artfully deposit minerals in a mine in
order to deceive purchasers regarding its value. [Cant]
To salt away, To salt down, to prepare with, or pack in,
salt for preserving, as meat, eggs, etc.; hence,
colloquially, to save, lay up, or invest sagely, as money.
Epsom salts Ep"som salts` or salt salt` (Med.)
Sulphate of magnesia having cathartic qualities; --
originally prepared by boiling down the mineral waters at
Epsom, England, -- whence the name; afterwards prepared from
sea water; but now from certain minerals, as from siliceous
hydrate of magnesia.
Meaning of salt from wikipedia
- common table
salt. for salts
in chemistry, see salt (chemistry). for table
salt used in chemistry, see sodium
chloride. for other
uses, see salt (disambiguation)
- 'salt' redirects
here. for other
uses, see salt (disambiguation). the strategic
arms limitation talks
(salt) were two rounds
of bilateral conferences
- salt evaporation
ponds, also called salterns
or salt pans, are shallow artificial ponds designed
to extract salts
from sea water
brines. the seawater
salt, usually referred
to as kosher
salt in the us, is a variety
salt with a much larger grain
size than some common table
salt is finishing
salt, usually consisting
of sea salt that has been laced
with fragrant pieces
truffle. it has a meaty, earthy
- '(with) a grain
of salt,' (or 'a pinch
of salt') is an idiom
of the english
language, which means
to view something
with skepticism, or to not take it
lava salt is a marketing
term for sea salt harvested
from various places around
that has been blended
- hall. halite
(pronunciation: /ˈhælaɪt/), commonly known
as rock salt, is a type of salt, the mineral
form of sodium chloride
(nacl). halite forms
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