Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To apply salt to; cure or season with salt.

Part of speech: adjective

Flavored with salt; briny; containing salt. saltish; salty.

Part of speech: noun

A compound of chlorin and sodium, abundant in sea- water.

Part of speech: noun

A compound of any base with an acid.

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Usage examples "salt":

  1. In these flat countries they have no spring water; the land lies so much below the sea that all is impregnated with salt. - "Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel", John Yeardley.
  2. He wouldn't have been wuth his salt if it hadn't been for her. - "The Depot Master", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. A collection, called Salt, is taken from the public, which forms a purse, to support the Captain of the School in his studies at Cambridge. - "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.