Associations to the word «Salt»

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Wiktionary

SALT, noun. A common substance, chemically consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl), used extensively as a condiment and preservative.
SALT, noun. (chemistry) One of the compounds formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, where a positive ion replaces a hydrogen of the acid.
SALT, noun. (uncommon) A salt marsh, a saline marsh at the shore of a sea.
SALT, noun. (slang) A sailor (also old salt).
SALT, noun. (cryptography) Randomly chosen bytes added to a plaintext message prior to encrypting it, in order to render brute-force decryption more difficult.
SALT, noun. A person who seeks employment at a company in order to (once employed by it) help unionize it.
SALT, noun. (obsolete) flavour; taste; seasoning
SALT, noun. (obsolete) piquancy; wit; sense
SALT, noun. (obsolete) A dish for salt at table; a salt cellar.
SALT, noun. (figurative) That which preserves from corruption or error, or purifies; a corrective; an antiseptic; also, an allowance or deduction.
SALT, adjective. Salty; salted.
SALT, adjective. Saline.
SALT, adjective. (figurative) (obsolete) Bitter; sharp; pungent.
SALT, adjective. (figurative) (obsolete) Salacious; lecherous; lustful.
SALT, verb. (transitive) To add salt to.
SALT, verb. (intransitive) To deposit salt as a saline solution.
SALT, verb. (mining) To blast gold into (as a portion of a mine) in order to cause to appear to be a productive seam.
SALT, verb. (cryptography) To add filler bytes before encrypting, in order to make brute-force decryption more resource-intensive.
SALT, verb. To include colorful language in.
SALT, verb. To insert or inject something into an object to give it properties it would not naturally have.
SALT, verb. (archaeology) To add bogus evidence to an archeological site.
SALT, verb. To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.
SALT ACID, noun. Hydrochloric acid
SALT AND PEPPER, adjective. Mixed black and white.
SALT AWAY, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To save or preserve (especially money) for future use.
SALT BOTTOM, noun. (US) A flat piece of ground covered with saline efflorescences.
SALT BOX, noun. Alternative form of saltbox
SALT CAKE, noun. Solid sodium sulfate, a product of various industrial chemical processes.
SALT CEDAR, noun. The tamarisk, a plant of genus Tamarix.
SALT CEDAR, noun. Tamarix ramosissima, an tamarisk plant native to Eurasia, considered invasive in the Southwest United States.
SALT CEDARS, noun. Plural of salt cedar
SALT CELLAR, noun. A small open container holding salt for use in the kitchen or on a dining table
SALT CELLAR, noun. A salt shaker, a closed container with perforated lid for sprinkling salt
SALT CELLARS, noun. Plural of salt cellar
SALT CHUCK, noun. Alternative form of saltchuck
SALT CLAY, noun. A dough usually made mainly from salt, flour and water (sometimes with cornstarch), moldable into shapes while soft but which then hardens.
SALT COD, noun. Cod that has been dried and salted
SALT CODS, noun. Plural of salt cod
SALT DOME, noun. (geology) An upwelling of crystalline rock salt and its aureole of deformed sediments.
SALT DOMES, noun. Plural of salt dome
SALT DOUGH MAP, noun. A three-dimensional relief map, made from salt dough or a similar substance, often by children for educational purposes.
SALT DOUGH MAPS, noun. Plural of salt dough map
SALT FLAT, noun. A dry lake bed consisting primarily of salt.
SALT FLATS, noun. Plural of salt flat
SALT GARDEN, noun. An arrangement for the natural evaporation of sea water for the production of salt, employing large shallow basins excavated near the seashore.
SALT GLAND, noun. A specialized gland, located near the eyes or nose of certain marine animals that secretes a liquid having a high salt content; it enables the animal to drink seawater without having to eliminate the excess salt through the kidneys
SALT HAY, noun. A hay made from saltgrass.
SALT HAY, noun. A hay made from any grass grown in salty or alkalli conditions.
SALT HORSE, noun. (US) (obsolete) (sailor's slang) salt beef
SALT IN THE WOUND, noun. (idiomatic) Something that increases someone's pain.
SALT LAKE CITY, proper noun. The capital city of Utah, USA.
SALT LICK, noun. A block of salt, often enriched with other minerals, licked by herd animals to supplement their diet.
SALT LICK, noun. A natural source of such minerals licked by animals.
SALT LICKS, noun. Plural of salt lick
SALT MARSH, noun. A marsh of saline water, found in the intertidal zone between land and sea, characterized by halophytic plants such as grasses and sedges adapted to periodic flooding with salt water.
SALT MARSH HAY, noun. Saltmeadow cordgrass, Spartina patens, a species of cordgrass native to the Atlantic coast of the Americas, from Newfoundland south to the Caribbean and northeast Mexico.
SALT MARSHES, noun. Plural of salt marsh
SALT MINE, noun. Any mine used for the extraction of salt.
SALT MINE, noun. (by extension) Any laborious work, especially in a confined space.
SALT OF AMBER, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) succinic acid
SALT OF COLCOTHAR, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) iron(II) sulfate
SALT OF HARTSHORN, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) sal ammoniac
SALT OF HARTSHORN, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) ammonium carbonate
SALT OF SATURN, noun. (obsolete) (chemistry) Sugar of lead.
SALT OF SODA, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) sodium carbonate
SALT OF SORREL, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) Acid potassium oxalate, or potassium quadroxalate, used as a solvent for ink stains.
SALT OF TARTAR, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) potassium carbonate
SALT OF THE EARTH, noun. (idiomatic) A most worthy person.
SALT OF THE EARTH, noun. (idiomatic) A decent, dependable, unpretentious person.
SALT OF TIN, noun. (dyeing) stannous chloride, especially when used as a mordant
SALT OF VENUS, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) copper sulphate
SALT PAN, noun. A flat expanse of ground naturally covered with salt and other minerals; this is the accumulation of salts and minerals as water, unable to drain into the ground, evaporates.
SALT PAN, noun. A man-made pond where salty water is evaporated to concentrate it during the making of salt.
SALT PANS, noun. Plural of salt pan
SALT PIG, noun. A kitchen utensil, in the form of a broad container with an open front, used for holding salt
SALT PORK, noun. Pork cured in salt
SALT PORKS, noun. Plural of salt pork
SALT RHEUM, noun. (medicine) (dated) (chiefly US) Any of various cutaneous eruptions, especially eczema.
SALT RHEUMS, noun. Plural of salt rheum
SALT RIVER, proper noun. (archaic US slang) Used in reference to losing an election; found especially in the phrase "rowed up Salt River".
SALT SEDATIVE, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) boric acid
SALT SHAKER, noun. A small container designed to hold salt and facilitate sprinkling it on food for seasoning purposes.
SALT SHAKERS, noun. Plural of salt shaker
SALT SUBSTITUTE, noun. A substance that tastes salty but contains less or no sodium than table salt (sodium chloride).
SALT SUBSTITUTES, noun. Plural of salt substitute
SALT THE MINE, verb. To plant minerals or ore in a barren mine in order to give the false impression that it is productive.
SALT THE MINE, verb. (by extension) To set up a confidence trick; to plant false evidence of the value of something.
SALT TREE, noun. Halimodendron halodendron, a deciduous spiny shrub native to Russia and southern Asia.
SALT WATER, noun. Any water containing dissolved salt; brine
SALT WORKS, noun. Alternative form of saltworks

Dictionary definition

SALT, noun. A compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal).
SALT, noun. White crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food.
SALT, noun. Negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons.
SALT, noun. The taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth.
SALT, verb. Add salt to.
SALT, verb. Sprinkle as if with salt; "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps".
SALT, verb. Add zest or liveliness to; "She salts her lectures with jokes".
SALT, verb. Preserve with salt; "people used to salt meats on ships".
SALT, adjective. (of speech) painful or bitter; "salt scorn"- Shakespeare; "a salt apology".

Wise words

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