Meaning of SALT in English


noun marshes flooded by the tide.

2. salt ·noun fig.: bitter; sharp; pungent.

3. salt ·noun fig.: salacious; lecherous; lustful.

4. salt ·noun a sailor;

— usually qualified by old.

5. salt ·noun the act of leaping or jumping; a leap.

6. salt ·noun a dish for salt at table; a saltcellar.

7. salt ·noun hence, flavor; taste; savor; smack; seasoning.

8. salt ·noun hence, also, piquancy; wit; sense; as, attic salt.

9. salt ·vi to deposit salt as a saline solution; as, the brine begins to salt.

10. salt ·noun overflowed with, or growing in, salt water; as, a salt marsh; salt grass.

11. salt ·vt to fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.

12. salt ·noun any mineral salt used as an aperient or cathartic, especially epsom salts, rochelle salt, or glauber's salt.

13. salt ·noun the neutral compound formed by the union of an acid and a base; thus, sulphuric acid and iron form the salt sulphate of iron or green vitriol.

14. salt ·noun of or relating to salt; abounding in, or containing, salt; prepared or preserved with, or tasting of, salt; salted; as, salt beef; salt water.

15. salt ·vt to sprinkle, impregnate, or season with salt; to preserve with salt or in brine; to supply with salt; as, to salt fish, beef, or pork; to salt cattle.

xvi. salt ·noun fig.: that which preserves from corruption or error; that which purifies; a corrective; an antiseptic; also, an allowance or deduction; as, his statements must be taken with a grain of salt.

xvii. salt ·noun the chloride of sodium, a substance used for seasoning food, for the preservation of meat, ·etc. it is found native in the earth, and is also produced, by evaporation and crystallization, from sea water and other water impregnated with saline particles.

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