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salt
  • noun

    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.
    An experienced sailor. (he was one of many old salts who lined up to volunteer)
    adjective
    Impregnated with, treated with, or tasting of salt. (salt water)
    (of a plant) growing on the coast or in salt marshes. (the region is rich in salt plant communities and reed beds)

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