Meaning of SALT in English



Chemical compound formed when the hydrogen of an acid is replaced by a metal or its equivalent, such as ammonium (NH 4 ).

Typically, an acid and a base react to form a salt and water. Most inorganic salts ionize (see ion ) in water solution.

common table salt

is the most familiar salt; sodium bicarbonate ( bicarbonate of soda ), silver nitrate , and calcium carbonate are others.


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Great Salt Lake

salt dome

Salt Lake City

Salt River

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