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Synonyms for salt

add salt to


  • add salt to
  • flavour with salt

rub salt into the wound


  • make something worse
  • add insult to injury
  • fan the flames
  • aggravate matters
  • magnify a problem

with a grain or pinch of salt

Synonyms for salt

a person engaged in sailing or working on a ship

salt away: to reserve for the future

salt away: to place (money) in a bank

Synonyms for salt

a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food

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

the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

sprinkle as if with salt

add zest or liveliness to

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preserve with salt

(of speech) painful or bitter

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Over a period of time, especially if you have been using 'hard' tap-water, the build-up of alkaline salts in the compost will prevent the plants from being able to absorb iron.
It may be that the pancreas is not be producing sufficient alkaline salts to neutralise acidic foods meaning that the body cannot get rid of all the acid.
Alkaline cleaners are specifically formulated chemical blends consisting of alkaline salts, wetting agents, and sequestrant (chelating) agents.
Following our previous work (3), this paper demonstrated the good solvating properties of halogenated polyethers for alkaline salts.