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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The area between Franeker and Harlingen has to do in the coming years with subsidence by gas and solar saltworks along with climate change.
The first team, currently mid-table in CDFL Division One, plays its home games at School Lane Elton while the reserve team plays at the Saltworks Farm in Frodsham.
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It was the reason for opening numerous salt mines in northern Europe and sea saltworks in the south which improved technique of its extraction.
Rosenthal, an associate professor of history at Western Connecticut State University, contends that a study of saltworks in the pre-industrial world "is particularly well suited to a practical inquiry into the nature and operational methods of a state" (p.
Primitive saltworks have been dated to around 6000BC, and there's evidence that even Neolithic man had worked out that boiling in salty spring water made those chewy bits of antelope taste extra good.
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This natural habitat is adjacent to a hypersaline habitat created by the Guerrero Negro saltworks (Exportadora de Sal), and the two in combination are widely used by waterbirds, including the black tern (Carmona and Danemann, 1998).
Gandhi's Salt March, like his other satyagrahas, was strategically integrated with a series of other protests and agitations that disrupted or completely shut down British-controlled saltworks, mills, and shops.
Last August, 30 youths were spotted shining laser pens into the cockpits of planes going into Liverpool's John Lennon Airport in the Saltworks area of Frodsham.