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pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A place where salt is produced commercially.


(ˈsɔːltˌwɜːks) or


(Chemistry) (functioning as singular) a place, building, or factory where salt is produced



n., pl. -works.
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a building or plant where salt is made.
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Noun1.saltworks - a plant where salt is produced commercially
industrial plant, plant, works - buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one


[ˈsɔːltwɜːks] Nsalinas fpl
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Or take a boat to see the Saltworks Museum, which shows the traditional medieval method of making salt and also gives you a view of a traditional salt-maker's house.
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Founders Paul Flanagan and Michael Cullen have been running Saltworks in Belfast since 2011 and while the harsh winters have been busy, business has been slow in summer.