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table salt

n.
See salt.

table salt

n
(Cookery) salt that is used at table rather than for cooking

salt

(sɔlt)

n.
1. a crystalline compound, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring chiefly as a mineral or a constituent of seawater, and used for seasoning food and as a preservative.
2. any of a class of chemical compounds formed by neutralization of an acid by a base, a reaction in which hydrogen atoms of the acid are replaced by cations supplied by the base.
3. table salt mixed with an herb or seasoning as named: onion salt.
4. an element that gives liveliness or pungency.
5. sharp, biting wit.
6. a sailor, esp. an old or experienced one.
v.t.
7. to season with salt.
8. to cure or preserve with salt.
9. to provide with salt: to salt cattle.
10. to treat with common salt or with any chemical salt.
11. to spread salt on so as to melt snow or ice.
12. to introduce rich ore fraudulently into (a mine, a mineral sample, etc.) to create a false impression of value.
13. salt away,
a. Also, salt down. to preserve by adding salt to, as meat.
b. to save (money) for future use.
14. salt out, to separate (a dissolved substance) from a solution by the addition of a salt, esp. common salt.
adj.
15. containing salt, or tasting of salt: a salt drink.
16. cured or preserved with salt: salt cod.
17. inundated by salt water.
Idioms:
1. take with a grain or pinch of salt, to be somewhat skeptical about.
2. worth one's salt, deserving of one's wages or salary.
[before 900; (n. and adj.) Middle English; Old English sealt, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old Norse Gothic salt, Old High German, German salz; akin to Latin sāl, Greek háls; (v.) Middle English salten, Old English s(e)altan]
salt′like`, adj.
syn: See sailor.

SALT

(sɔlt)

n.
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (or Treaty).

Table salt

A small bowl, usually glass, designed to hold small quantities of salt. Table salts were intended to be included with each table place setting and replace a saltshaker on the table.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Table salt - white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve foodtable salt - white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Translations

table salt

nsale m fino or da tavola
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