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Adj.1.saltlike - resembling a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal
alkalic, alkaline - relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
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It's the first stable form of boron to be experimentally confirmed, and the first ionic, saltlike solid scientists have found that's made from a single element.
At room temperature, they behave as saltlike fluids.