HyperDic: common_salt

English > 2 senses of the expression common salt:
NOUNsubstancecommon salt, sodium chloridea white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
foodcommon salt, salt, table saltwhite crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
English > common salt: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl).
Synonymsodium chloride
Narrowerhalite, rock saltnaturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride
Broaderbinary compoundchemical compound composed of only two elements
Substance ofseawater, saltwater, brinewater containing salts
Substanceschlorine, Cl, atomic number 17A common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
Spanishcloruro de sodio, cloruro sódico, sal común
Catalanclorur de sodi, sal comuna
English > common salt: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningwhite crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food.
Synonymssalt, table 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

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