saltness


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Translations
مُلوحَه، تَمْليح
slanost
salthed
selta
tuzluluk

saltness

nSalzigkeit f

salt

(soːlt) noun
1. (also common salt) sodium chloride, a white substance frequently used for seasoning. The soup needs more salt.
2. any other substance formed, like common salt, from a metal and an acid.
3. a sailor, especially an experienced one. an old salt.
adjective
containing, tasting of, preserved in salt. salt water; salt pork.
verb
to put salt on or in. Have you salted the potatoes?
ˈsalted adjective
(negative unsalted) containing or preserved with salt. salted butter; salted beef.
ˈsaltness noun
ˈsalty adjective
containing or tasting of salt. Tears are salty water.
ˈsaltiness noun
bath salts
a usually perfumed mixture of certain salts added to bath water.
the salt of the earth
a very good or worthy person. People like her are the salt of the earth.
take (something) with a grain/pinch of salt
to receive (a statement, news etc) with a slight feeling of disbelief. I took his story with a pinch of salt.
References in classic literature ?
But young people's tears have very little saltness or acidity in them, and do not inflame the eyes so much as those of grown persons; so that it is not to be wondered at, if, a few moments afterwards, Proserpina was sporting through the hall almost as merrily as she and the four sea nymphs had sported along the edge of the surf wave.
It resembles pennyroyal, and derives its name from a partial saltness.
And generally, men ought to find the difference, between saltness and bitterness.