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Definitions of salt:
  • noun:   the taste experience when salt is taken into the mouth
  • noun:   white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
  • noun:   a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • 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
  • verb:   preserve with salt
    Example: "People used to salt meats on ships"
  • verb:   add salt to
  • verb:   add zest or liveliness to
    Example: "She salts her lectures with jokes"
  • verb:   sprinkle as if with salt
    Example: "The rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"
  • adjective:   of speech that is painful or bitter
    Example: "Salt scorn- Shakespeare"
  • adjective:   containing or filled with salt
    Example: "Salt water"
  • adjective:   one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #49632)

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