salt betydelser och definitioner

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Vad är salt?

Vad är salt?

  • A colorless or white crystalline solid, chiefly sodium chloride, used extensively in ground or granulated form as a food seasoning and preservative. Also called common salt, table salt.
  • A chemical compound formed by replacing all or part of the hydrogen ions of an acid with metal ions or electropositive radicals.
  • Any of various mineral salts used as laxatives or cathartics.
  • Smelling salts.
  • Epsom salts. Often used in the plural.
  • An element that gives flavor or zest.
  • Sharp lively wit.
  • Informal A sailor, especially when old or experienced.
  • A saltcellar.
  • Containing or filled with salt: a salt spray; salt tears.
  • Having a salty taste or smell: breathed the salt air.
  • Preserved in salt or a salt solution: salt mackerel.
  • Flooded with seawater.
  • Found in or near such a flooded area: salt grasses.
  • To add, treat, season, or sprinkle with salt.
  • To cure or preserve by treating with salt or a salt solution.
  • To provide salt for (deer or cattle).
  • To add zest or liveliness to: salt a lecture with anecdotes.
  • To give an appearance of value to by fraudulent means, especially to place valuable minerals in (a mine) for the purpose of deceiving.
  • salt away To put aside; save.
  • salt out To separate (a dissolved substance) by adding salt to the solution.
  • salt of the earth A person or group considered as the best or noblest part of society.
  • worth (one's) salt Efficient and capable.

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