HyperDic: salt

English > 9 senses of the word salt / SALT:
NOUNsubstancesalta compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
foodsalt, table salt, common saltwhite crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
communicationSALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talksnegotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons
cognitionsalt, saltiness, salinitythe taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
VERBperceptionsaltadd salt to
contactsaltsprinkle as if with salt
changesaltadd zest or liveliness to
changesaltpreserve with salt
ADJECTIVEallsalt(of speech) painful or bitter
salt / SALT > pronunciation
Soundssao'lt
Rhymesasphalt ... vault: 13 rhymes with aolt...
English > salt: 9 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of speech) painful or bitter.
Examples
  • "salt scorn"- Shakespeare
  • "a salt apology"
Broadersharpkeenly and painfully felt
English > salt: 9 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal).
NarrowerGlauber's salt, Glauber's salts(Na2SO4.10H2O) a colorless salt used as a cathartic
acetate, ethanoateA salt or ester of acetic acid
alkaliA mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water
ammonium chloride, sal ammoniacA white salt used in dry cells
arsenateA salt or ester of arsenic acid
benzoateAny salt or ester of benzoic acid
bichromate, dichromateA salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid
bile saltA salt of bile acid and a base
borateA salt or ester of boric acid
borosilicateA salt of boric and silicic acids
calcium chlorideA deliquescent salt
calcium lactateA white crystalline salt made by the action of lactic acid on calcium carbonate
calcium stearate, calcium octadecanoateAn insoluble calcium salt of stearic acid and palmitic acid
calcium sulphate, calcium sulfateA white salt (CaSO4)
carbamateA salt (or ester) of carbamic acid
carbonateA salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
chlorateAny salt of chloric acid
chromateAny salt or ester of chromic acid
chrome alumA violet-colored salt used in hide tanning and as a mordant in dyeing
citrateA salt or ester of citric acid
cream of tartar, tartar, potassium bitartrate, potassium hydrogen tartrateA salt used especially in baking powder
cyanideAn extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid
dibasic saltA salt derived by replacing two hydrogen atoms per molecule
double saltA solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization
ferricyanidesalt of ferricyanic acid obtained by oxidation of a ferrocyanide
ferrocyanidesalt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulphate
fluoroborideA salt of fluoroboric acid
fluosilicatesalt of fluosilicic acid
fulminateA salt or ester of fulminic acid
glutamateA salt or ester of glutamic acid
halideA salt of any halogen acid
hypochloriteAny salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
isocyanateA salt or ester of isocyanic acid
lactateA salt or ester of lactic acid
manganateA salt of manganic acid containing manganese as its anion
microcosmic saltA white salt present in urine and used to test for metal oxides
oxalacetate, oxaloacetateA salt or ester of oxalacetic acid
oxalateA salt or ester of oxalic acid
perchlorateA salt of perchloric acid
permanganateA dark purple salt of permanganic acid
phosphate, orthophosphate, inorganic phosphateA salt of phosphoric acid
polyphosphateA salt or ester of polyphosphoric acid
potassium bromideA white crystalline salt (KBr) used as a sedative and in photography
potassium chlorateA white salt (KClO3) used in matches, fireworks, and explosives
potassium dichromateAn orange-red salt used in making dyes and in photography
propenoate, acrylateA salt or ester of propenoic acid
pyrophosphateA salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid
salicylateA salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)
silicateA salt or ester derived from silicic acid
sodium carbonate, washing soda, sal soda, soda ash, sodaA sodium salt of carbonic acid
sodium carboxymethyl celluloseA gummy substance that is a sodium salt of carboxymethyl cellulose
sodium chlorateA colorless salt (NaClO3) used as a weed killer and an antiseptic
sodium dichromate, sodium bichromateA red-orange salt used as a mordant
sodium fluorideA colorless crystalline salt of sodium (NaF) used in fluoridation of water and to prevent tooth decay
sulfate, sulphateA salt or ester of sulphuric acid
sulfonateA salt of sulphonic acid
tartrateA salt or ester of tartaric acid
thiocyanateA salt of thiocyanic acid
tungstateA salt of tungstic acid
urateA salt of uric acid
vanadateA salt or ester of vanadic acid
xanthateA salt or ester of xanthic acid
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishsal
Catalansal
Adjectivessaltycontaining or filled with salt
English > salt: 9 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningwhite crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food.
Synonymstable salt, common salt
Broaderflavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoningSomething added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Spanishsal de mesa, sal fina, sal
Catalansal comuna, sal de cuina, sal de taula, sal fina, sal
Adjectivessaltycontaining or filled with salt
Verbssaltpreserve with salt
saltadd salt to
English > SALT: 9 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningnegotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons.
SynonymStrategic Arms Limitation Talks
Instance ofdiplomacy, diplomatic negotiationsnegotiation between nations
SpanishStrategic Arms Limitation Talks
CatalanStrategic Arms Limitation Talks
English > salt: 9 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth.
Synonymssaltiness, salinity
Broadertaste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
Spanishsalinidad, salobridad, salsedumbre
Catalansalabror, salinitat
Adjectivessaltyone of the four basic taste sensations
Verbssaltpreserve with salt
saltadd salt to
English > salt: 9 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningadd salt to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderseason, flavor, flavourlend flavor to
Spanishsalar
Catalansalar
Nounssaltthe taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
saltwhite crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
saltersomeone who uses salt to preserve meat or fish or other foods
saltingthe act of adding salt to food
English > salt: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningsprinkle as if with salt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s something with something
Example"the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"
Broadersprinkle, splash, sploshCause (a liquid / liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
Spanishsalpicar
English > salt: 9 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningadd zest or liveliness to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She salts her lectures with jokes"
Broaderspice, spice upmake more interesting or flavorful
Spanishanimar
English > salt: 9 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningpreserve with salt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs salt the vegetables
Example"people used to salt meats on ships"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderpreserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
Spanishsalar
Catalansalar
Nounssaltthe taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
saltwhite crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
saltersomeone who uses salt to preserve meat or fish or other foods

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