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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 Gauchos call the former the "Padre del sal," and the latter the "Madre;" they state that these progenitive salts always occur on the borders of the salinas, when the water begins to evaporate.
We passed also a muddy swamp of considerable extent, which in summer dries, and becomes incrusted with various salts; and hence is called a salitral.
That a body of salt water should exist at such a height is cited as a singular phenomenon by Captain Bonneville, though the salt lake of Mexico is not much inferior in elevation.
They had complete supplies for a year, and were to meet Captain Bonneville in the ensuing summer, in the valley of Bear River, the largest tributary of the Salt Lake, which was to be his point of general rendezvous.
He decided on staying at Salt Patch until his marriage to Mrs.
He had an extremely disturbing air of being everlastingly ready (even when seated at table at my right hand before a plate of salt beef) to grapple with some impending calamity.
Talking to a Pakistan Television (PTV) channel she said, Pink Himalayan salt is a type of salt that's naturally pink in color and mined near the Himalayas in Pakistan.
[USPRwire, Thu Aug 22 2019] Salt Substitute Market: Overview Salt substitute is an alternative to sodium chloride and table salt, which can be used to reduce the dietary salt concentration.
Hint of Salt promises "25% less salt than regular potato crisps" - containing 0.9g of salt per 100g.
Release date- 15082019 - A new survey by Action on Salt, based at Queen Mary University of London, has found that the food content of a 'typical' picnic basket could contain more than 5g of salt.
The study found some olives contain double the salt concentration of seawater while other products have more salt than a McDonald's hamburger and fries.
For this reason, it is absolutely necessary to have salt, or sodium, in your diet, she added.
Summary: All the above mentioned major influencing features are highly anticipated to drive the global fortified salts market over the forecast period.
Our bodies contain the same salt fluid (water and natural salt,) as that found in the primordial sea.
"There has been a lot of debate and confusion about the benefits and detrimental effects of salt. These constantly conflicting messages have made many people reduce their salt consumption to such a degree that they are suffering numerous other ailments because of it.