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salp

 (sălp) also sal·pa (săl′pə)
n.
Any of various pelagic tunicates of the order Salpida, having a translucent, somewhat flattened, barrel-shaped body.

[From New Latin Salpa, genus name, from Latin, a kind of stockfish, from Greek salpē.]

salp

(sælp)

also sal•pa

(ˈsæl pə)

n., pl. salps also sal•pas, sal•pae (ˈsæl pi)
any free-swimming, oceanic tunicate of the order Salpida, having a transparent, barrel-shaped body.
[1510–20; < New Latin Salpa genus name; Latin salpa a kind of saltwater fish < Greek sálpē]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salp - minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each endsalp - minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end
tunicate, urochord, urochordate - primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
genus Salpa - type (perhaps sole) genus of the Salpidae
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2]COOH Neutralizing Leavening Acid Abbreviation Value Reaction Monocalcium phosphate MCP 80 Intermediate monohydrate Anhydrous monocalcium AMCP 83 Slow phosphate intermediate Dicalcium phosphate DCP 33 Very slow hydrate Sodium acid SAPP 74 Slow pyrophosphate Sodium aluminium SALP 100 Very slow phosphate anhydrous Sodium aluminum SALP 100 Very slow phosphate hydrous Sodium aluminum SAS 104 Very slow sulfate Adipic acid Adipic 115 Quick Citric acid Citric 87 Quick Fumaric acid Fumaric 145 Quick Glucono delta GDL 45 Slow lactone Potassium acid Cream of 45 Very rapid tartrate Tartar Tartaric acid Tartaric 112 Very rapid
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SAIE (63): I AALE BALE CALE DALE EALE FALE GALE HALE JALE KALE LALE MALE NALE PALE RALE TALE VALE WALE YALE, 2 SCLE SELE SILE SMLE SOLE SULE SYLE, 3 SAAE SABE SACE SADE SAFE SAGE SAHE SAIE SAKE SAME SANE SAPE SARE SASE SATE SAUE SAVE SAWE SAXE SAYE, 4 SALA SALB SALD SALF SALH SALI SALK SALL SALM SALO SALP SALS SALT SALU SALY SALZ followed by: HARE, HOLE, SALE, SARE, SERE (all 62), MARE, SEAT, SEET (all 61)