Salsola Salt-cured

Salt

Meanings and phrases

salt

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adj.
  1. (of speech) painful or bitter; - Shakespeare

salt

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n.
  1. a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  2. white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food; table salt; common salt
  3. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth; saltiness; salinity

salt

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v.
  1. add salt to
  2. sprinkle as if with salt
  3. add zest or liveliness to
  4. preserve with salt

Glauber 's salt

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n.
  1. (Na2SO4.10H2O) a colorless salt used as a cathartic; Glauber's salts

Great Salt Desert

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n.
  1. a salt desert in north central Iran; Dasht-e-Kavir; Kavir Desert

Great Salt Lake

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n.
  1. a shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah

Rochelle salt

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n.
  1. a double salt used in Seidlitz powder; acts as a cathartic; Rochelle salts; potassium sodium tartrate

Salt Lake City

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n.
  1. the capital and largest city of Utah; located near the Great Salt Lake in north central Utah; world capital of the Mormon Church; capital of Utah

bile salt

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n.
  1. a salt of bile acid and a base; functions as an emulsifier of lipids and fatty acids

celery salt

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n.
  1. ground celery seed and salt

common salt

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n.
  1. white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food; salt; table salt
  2. a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl); sodium chloride

dibasic salt

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n.
  1. a salt derived by replacing two hydrogen atoms per molecule

double salt

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n.
  1. a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization

garlic salt

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n.
  1. ground dried garlic and salt
n.
  1. a white salt present in urine and used to test for metal oxides

old salt

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n.
  1. a man who serves as a sailor; mariner; seaman; tar; Jack-tar; Jack; seafarer; gob; sea dog

onion salt

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n.
  1. ground dried onion and salt
n.
  1. a variety of aster

rock salt

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n.
  1. naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride; halite
E.g.
  • Alternatives include aquarium salt, Kosher salt or rock salt.
  • Casteltermini is noted for its extensive mines of rock salt and sulphur.
  • Other products shipped to Long Island via the NYA include bentonite and rock salt.

salt away

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v.
  1. keep or lay aside for future use; store; hive away; lay in; put in; stack away; stash away

salt cod

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n.
  1. codfish preserved in salt; must be desalted and flaked by soaking in water and pounding; used in e.g. codfish cakes

salt depletion

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n.
  1. loss of salt from the body without replacement (loss by vomiting or profuse perspiration or urination or diarrhea) thus upsetting the electrolyte balance

salt flat

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n.
  1. a flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water; salt plain

salt lick

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n.
  1. a salt deposit that animals regularly lick; lick

salt marsh

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n.
  1. low-lying wet land that is frequently flooded with saltwater
E.g.
  • It is surrounded by mangrove and salt marsh wetlands.
  • The Gulf salt marsh snake is a moderately stout aquatic snake.
  • The crowd chased him into a salt marsh where a gunfight ensued.

salt marsh mallow

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n.
  1. subshrub of southeastern United States to New York; Kosteletzya virginica

salt merchant

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n.
  1. someone who makes or deals in salt; salter

salt mine

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n.
  1. a mine where salt is dug
  2. a job involving drudgery and confinement; treadmill

salt plain

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n.
  1. a flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water; salt flat

salt pork

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n.
  1. fat from the back and sides and belly of a hog carcass cured with salt

salt reed grass

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n.
  1. tall reedlike grass common in salt meadows; Spartina cynosuroides

salt rush

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n.
  1. rush of the Pacific coast of North America; Juncus leseurii

salt shaker

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n.
  1. a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling salt; saltshaker

salt tree

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n.
  1. spiny shrub of the Caspian salt plains and Siberia having elegant silvery, downy young foliage and mildly fragrant pink-purple blooms; Halimodendron halodendron; Halimodendron argenteum

seasoned salt

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n.
  1. combination of salt and vegetable extracts and spices and monosodium glutamate

sour salt

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n.
  1. crystals of citric acid used as seasoning

table salt

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n.
  1. white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food; salt; common salt
E.g.
  • The main dietary source is table salt, or sodium chloride.
  • Examples of large crystals include snowflakes, diamonds, and table salt.
  • Ionic bonding commonly occurs in metal salts such as sodium chloride (table salt).

salt water

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E.g.
  • This species is often kept in salt water aquariums.
  • Three lakes in the top 100 are primarily salt water.
  • They hatch readily when submerged in salt water.

salt marshes

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E.g.
  • It grows to about 35 cm in salt marshes.
  • It grows on sand dunes, salt marshes, and the banks of estuaries.
  • Badlands, salt marshes, and salt lakes cover the sparsely inhabited Qattara Depression.

salt works

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E.g.
  • Salt evaporation ponds may also be called salterns, salt works or salt pans.
  • A number of buildings, bridges, and salt works were destroyed during the expedition.
  • Severe flooding in 1969 destroyed the salt works and subsequent floods filled much of the bay with sediment.

salt lakes

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E.g.
  • It does not have large freshwater lakes or salt lakes.
  • Badlands, salt marshes, and salt lakes cover the sparsely inhabited Qattara Depression.
  • It is widespread in drier areas, growing on calcareous soils, saline flats, salt lakes, on areas usually prone to flooding.

salt production

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E.g.
  • The name refers to the tradition of salt production in the area.
  • The main source of revenue of the government was the monopoly of salt production.
  • The Italians renamed the city Dante and created the biggest salt production plant in the world.

salt lake

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E.g.
  • In the south is a large inland salt lake, the Salton Sea.
  • The Taoudenni mines are located on the bed of an ancient salt lake.
  • It is inhabited by the Changpa nomads and contains the Tso Kar salt lake.

salt mines

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E.g.
  • The prisoners worked in the salt mines and many of them died.
  • These sites included salt mines at Altaussee, Merkers, and a copper mine at Siegen.
  • Near the salt mines of Kitros are lying the graves of the southern necropolis of Pydna.

salt pans

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E.g.
  • Salt evaporation ponds may also be called salterns, salt works or salt pans.
  • Posts were set out on the salt pans and covered with several feet of sea water.
  • Currently, Pipavav port & GHCL salt pans are constructed on part of those lands.

salt flats

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E.g.
  • An example for this is the salt flats in the Rub' al Khali desert in Saudi Arabia.
  • It also hosts an annual international kite festival on the large salt flats south of the city.
  • It is endemic to California, where it grows in dry habitat with saline soils, such as salt flats.

salt and pepper

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E.g.
  • Spices are seldom used besides salt and pepper.
  • Pieces of chicken are coated with flour, salt and pepper, and then sautéed.
  • It houses more than 20,000 pairs of salt and pepper shakers from all over the world.

molten salt

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E.g.
  • In liquid carburizing, the CO is derived from a molten salt composed mainly of sodium cyanide (NaCN) and barium chloride (BaCl).
  • Praseodymium oxide nanoparticles are generally produced via solid-state methods such as thermolysis, molten salt method, calcination or precipitation.
  • Though operating below 600 °C, many of the lessons learned at this facility will be directly applicable to molten salt systems operating in the SunShot temperature range ≥ 650 °C.

sodium salt

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E.g.
  • Primuline is usually available as a sodium salt.
  • It is the sodium salt of the conjugate base of the 1,3-dithiole-2-thione-4,5-dithiol.
  • It is produced by treating ethylene bis(dithiocarbamate) sodium salt, "nabam", with zinc sulfate.

sea salt

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E.g.
  • At the coast are many evaporation ponds for producing sea salt.
  • Oriel Sea Salt Oriel Sea Salt () is a variety of Irish sea salt.
  • Farinata may be seasoned with fresh rosemary, pepper and sea salt.

salt content

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E.g.
  • The other important parameters are pH, salt content and proper shelter.
  • The water of hypersaline lakes has great buoyancy due to its high salt content.
  • The high salt content also makes the resulting taurates hygroscopic and corrosive.
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