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salts, plural;
  1. Impregnated with, treated with, or tasting of salt
    • - salt water
    • - salt beef
  2. (of a plant) Growing on the coast or in salt marshes

  1. Season or preserve with salt
    • - cook the carrots in boiling salted water
  2. Make (something) piquant or more interesting
    • - there was good talk to salt the occasion
  3. Sprinkle (a road or path) with salt in order to melt snow or ice

  4. Fraudulently make (a mine) appear to be a paying one by placing rich ore in it

  5. (of a horse) Having developed a resistance to disease by surviving it

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

  2. Something that adds freshness or piquancy
    • - he described danger as the salt of pleasure
  3. A saltcellar

  4. Table salt mixed with a specified seasoning
    • - garlic salt
  5. Any chemical compound formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, with all or part of the hydrogen of the acid replaced by a metal or other cation

  6. An experienced sailor

  1. a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  2. (of speech) painful or bitter; "salt scorn"- Shakespeare; "a salt apology"
  3. add salt to
  4. sprinkle as if with salt; "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"
  5. white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
  6. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks: negotiations 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
  7. Salt is a mineral that is composed primarily of sodium chloride. It is essential for animal life in small quantities, but is harmful to animals and plants in excess. Salt flavor is one of the basic tastes, making salt one of the oldest, most ubiquitous food seasonings. ...
  8. Salt is an Australian documentary short film by director Michael Angus and photographer Murray Fredericks. It debuted at the Adelaide Film Festival in 2009.
  9. Salt is a 2010 American spy action thriller film directed by Phillip Noyce, written by Kurt Wimmer and Brian Helgeland, and starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl and Chiwetel Ejiofor. ...
  10. Salt was a Swedish alternative rock band, who had one hit single, "Bluster", in the United States in 1996.
  11. In chemistry, salts are ionic compounds that can result from the neutralization reaction of an acid and a base. Salts are ionic compounds composed of cations (positively charged ions) and anions (negative ions) so that the product is electrically neutral (without a net charge). ...
  12. In cryptography, a salt consists of random bits that are used as one of the inputs to a key derivation function. The other input is usually a password or passphrase. The output of the key derivation function is stored as the encrypted version of the password. ...
  13. A common substance, chemically consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl), used extensively as a condiment and preservative; One of the compounds formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, where a positive ion replaces a hydrogen of the acid; A kind of marsh at the shore of a sea (short ...
  14. (salted) Encrypt the attribute using the method defined in RFC 2868 for the Tunnel-Password attribute. Note: Only available on attributes with a data type of string.
  15. (salted) herring roe = kazunoko   Notes:   This is very salty and very expensive.   Substitutes: shad roe
  16. (Salting) A cheesemaker adds salt during the cheesemaking process to slow the fermentation of lactic acid bacteria and dry the curd by drawing out the whey. Salt enhances flavor and creates surface environments advantageous to rinds. Salt can also be added through the brining process.  (See Brine)
  17. (Salting) Deliberate placement of decoy or dummy names in a list to trace list usage and delivery.
  18. (SALTING) the hazing or induction ceremony conducted by BOOMERs (experts) for new "plugs" (novices) in telegraphy, who are harassed by false signals, bogus messages, increased traffic, and increased speed of transmission. See CW, TWX, HAND, BAMBOO TELEGRAPH; compare INITIATION.
  19. (Salting) A practice permitted by the FEC whereby candidates are allowed to "salt" their contributor lists with up to ten pseudonyms accompanied by real addresses, as a way of catching anyone who might use their lists to solicit money, which is prohibited by federal law.
  20. (Salting) A step, prior to or following pressing, where cheese is dry-salted or immersed in brine.
  21. (Salting) Members are encouraged by their union to seek employment at a nonunion company. Once hired, they promote unionization. The union may supplement their regular pay with a supplement to provide equity with a “union” wage.
  22. (Salting) The earliest European settlers used salt to cure fish as a preserving agent. Corning is a technique of dry-curing meat with coarse “corns” of salt that were rubbed into the beef. Modern day corning is achieved by brining, or using salt water along with peppercorns and bay leaf as spices.
  23. (Salting) planting rich ore samples in an unprofitable mine to attract unwary buyers.
  24. (salting) sprinkling salt onto wet paint; salt absorbs color while drying.
  25. 1. Intentional salting. The surreptitious placing of gold or other valuable material in a working place or in a sample to make it appear rich in mineral. It is done with intent to defraud. 2. Unintentional or innocent salting. ...