[ noun ] (chemistry) a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Used in print(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)
In hard surface cleaning , the inorganic salts are more important than the organic active .
Greasy soils are hardly removed by washing in plain water ; and natural waters , in_addition , often contain impurities such_as calcium salts which can react with soils to make them more difficult to remove .(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)
After their work other investigators applied salt fractionation techniques to the problem , as_well_as fractionation with organic solvents , such_as acetone .(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
Along Wappinger_Creek in Dutchess_County , past the white church at Fishkill , past Verplanck_'s_Point on the east bank of the Hudson , to the white salt crusted roads of the Long_Island_Rockaways there was a watching and an activity of preparing_for something explosive to happen .(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)
I learned , for_example , that he made a practice of yapping at dogs he encountered and , in winter , of sprinkling salt on the icy pavement to scarify their feet .
compound phosphate polyphosphate calcium_lactate isocyanate perchlorate nitrate thiocyanate calcium_sulphate fluoroboride carbonate borate silicate calcium_carbonate calcium_chloride carbamate fulminate chromate alkali dibasic_salt oxalate cyanide ammonium_chloride potassium_bromide potassium_carbonate benzoate hypochlorite arsenate Glauber's_salt potassium_dichromate pyrophosphate urate potassium_chlorate ferricyanide manganate chrome_alum tartrate oxalacetate ferrocyanide permanganate borosilicate sulfonate propenoate salicylate double_salt bile_salt sodium_carbonate cream_of_tartar sodium_carboxymethyl_cellulose sodium_chlorate bichromate sodium_dichromate nitrite microcosmic_salt fluosilicate sulfate glutamate sodium_fluoride tungstate vanadate halide calcium_stearate common_salt xanthate chlorate acetate
[ noun ] (food) white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
Later , chlorothiazide and salt restriction became necessary to control the edema of chronic congestive failure .(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
Suddenly he was interrupted in his daydreaming by a warm wetness lapping against his chin , and his eyes opened wide and long at the sight of a goat 's claret tongue , feasting against the salt taste of him .
[ adjective ] containing or filled with salt
Used in print(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)
On_the_other_hand , Arnold 's `` The unplumbed , salt , estranging sea '' , taken in its context , certainly does so .
[ adjective ] (rare; of speech) painful; bitter
"salt scorn"- Shakespeare "a salt apology"
[ verb ] add zest or liveliness to
"She salts her lectures with jokes"
[ verb ] sprinkle as if with salt
"the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"