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salt US English

A white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food

SALT US English

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

salt US Thesaurus

the potatoes need salt

SALT New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

common salt in salt US English

A white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food

salted in salt US English

Season or preserve with salt

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks US English

A series of negotiations between the US and the former Soviet Union aimed at the limitation or reduction of nuclear armaments, which produced the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. The talks were organized from 1968 onward and held in stages until superseded by the START negotiations in 1983

SALT in Strategic Arms Limitation Talks US English

A series of negotiations between the US and the former Soviet Union aimed at the limitation or reduction of nuclear armaments, which produced the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. The talks were organized from 1968 onward and held in stages until superseded by the START negotiations in 1983

acid salt US English

A salt formed by incomplete replacement of the hydrogen of an acid, e.g., potassium hydrogen sulfate (KHSO4)

dry-salt US English

Cure (meat or fish) with salt rather than in liquid

rock salt US English

Common salt occurring naturally as a mineral; halite

salt dome US English

A dome-shaped structure in sedimentary rocks, formed where a large mass of salt has been forced upward. Such structures often form traps for oil or natural gas

salt fish US English

Fish, especially cod, that has been preserved in salt

salt lake US English

A lake of salt water

salt lick US English

A place where animals go to lick salt from the ground

salt mine US English

A mine yielding rock salt

salt pan US English

A shallow container or depression in the ground in which salt water evaporates to leave a deposit of salt

sea salt US English

Salt produced by the evaporation of seawater

celery salt US English

A mixture of salt and ground celery seed used for seasoning

double salt US English

A crystalline salt having the composition of a mixture of two simple salts but with a different crystal structure from either

kosher salt US English

A type of coarse-grained salt

salt bridge US English

A tube containing an electrolyte (typically in the form of a gel), providing electrical contact between two solutions

salt cedar US English

A tamarisk with reddish-brown branches and feathery gray foliage

salt chuck US English

The sea, or an inlet of the sea that flows into a lake or river

salt finger US English

One of several alternating columns of rising and descending water produced when a layer of water is overlain by a denser, saltier layer

salt flats US English

Areas of flat land covered with a layer of salt

salt glaze US English

A hard glaze with a pitted surface, produced on stoneware by adding salt to the kiln during firing

salt grass US English

Grass growing in salt marshes or in alkaline regions, especially Distichlis spicata (family Gramineae)

salt horse US English

Salted beef

salt marsh US English

An area of coastal grassland that is regularly flooded by seawater

salt meadow US English

A meadow that is subject to flooding by seawater; a salt marsh

salt shaker US English

A perforated container for sprinkling salt

salt spoon US English

A tiny spoon with a roundish deep bowl, used for serving oneself with salt

table salt US English

Salt suitable for sprinkling on food at meals

salt water New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, one word when attributive)

Glauber's salt US English

A crystalline hydrated form of sodium sulfate, used chiefly as a laxative

Glauber's salt New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

form of sodium sulphate formerly used as a laxative

microcosmic salt US English

A white crystalline salt obtained from human urine

Salt Lake City US English

The capital of Utah, situated in the northern part of the state; population 181,698 (est. 2008). Founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, the city is the world headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)

Great Salt Lake US English

A salt lake in northern Utah, near Salt Lake City. With an area of about 1,000 square miles (2,590 sq km), it is the largest salt lake in North America

pepper-and-salt US English

Another way of saying salt-and-pepper.

worth one's salt US English

Good or competent at the job or profession specified

salt something out US English

Cause soap to separate from lye by adding salt

salt-and-pepper US English

Flecked or speckled with intermingled dark and light shades

spirits of salt US English

Archaic term for hydrochloric acid.

Bonneville Salt Flats US English

A desert in northwestern Utah, west of the Great Salt Lake, noted as the site of automotive speed trials

sit below the salt US English

Be of lower social standing or worth


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