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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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The solid-phase extraction step was eliminated (as will be shown below), so there is the potential for nonvolatile buffer salts that are extracted into ethyl acetate to build up in the mass spectrometer source and also to suppress the electrospray ionization process (although most of the salts will remain in the aqueous phase).
18]-silica gel, whereas the buffer salts pass through during the wash with 50 mL/L methanol in water.
Researchers added buffer salts to whey peptides to prepare media that were tested for their ability to inhibit culture agglutination.
Bal Seal custom solutions provide effective sealing with strong resistance to abrasion, and they are widely used by HPLC system OEMs for long life in mobile phases, especially when buffer salts are present.
The postassay purification step is imperative because the presence of buffer salts in high concentrations will interfere with the ESI and because the unreacted sulfated substrate can dissociate in the source of the mass spectrometer to form GALNS-P ions, thereby giving rise to false-positive GALNS activity.