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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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72% performed better at selected salinity (40 mM L-1) and alkalinity (15 mM L-1) with higher chlorophyll contents, total soluble sugar and root activity but lower MDA content, and showed neutral and alkaline salt resistant capabilities.
Design of the simulated saline and alkaline conditions: Two neutral salts (NaCl: Na2SO4) and alkaline salts (NaHCO3: Na2CO3) were both mixed in a 9:1 molar ratio and applied to the saline stress and alkaline stress groups respectively.
In addition, the unit is currently investigating the use of novel sanitizers, like alkaline salts of lauric acid, in poultry processing in attempt to provide poultry processors with an effective, safe sanitizer.
Dutch-processed cocoa is made by treating chocolate liquor with alkaline salts, making a darker and milder cocoa.
Several chemicals applied to freshly cut lumber have reportedly controlled this stain, including sodium azide (Stutz 1959 ), and more environmentally friendly compounds such as alkaline salts (Hulme 1975), sodium thiosulfate (Hulme and Thomas 1983), and phosphoric acid (Qldham and Wilcox 1981).