rock salt


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rock salt

n.
1. Rock containing halite as its main constituent.
2. Coarsely ground or granulated common salt.

rock salt

n
(Minerals) another name for halite

rock′ salt`


n.
common salt, sodium chloride, occurring in masses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rock salt - naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloriderock salt - naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride
atomic number 11, Na, sodium - a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
common salt, sodium chloride - a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
Translations
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rock salt

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