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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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This is routine work in salt farms in Barangay Hermosa here every salt-making season in the last 80 years.
Excessive salt intake is a cause of avoidable morbidity and mortality, just as excessive sugar consumption.
Himalayan salt is loved for its flavor, versatility and beautiful color," says Mark Zoske, CEO of Saltworks, based in Woodinville, Wash.
According to Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH), that is where around 75 per cent of the salt in our diets comes from.
In terms of sodium content, sea salt and table salt provide the same amount of sodium by weight.
Too much salt can raise your blood pressure, which puts you at increased risk of health problems such as heart disease and stroke.
As public health advocates continue to call for a reduction in salt intake worldwide, studies show that consumers associate products labelled as low-salt as having inferior taste," said Andy Hoffman, Director of Health and Wellness Innovation, Tate & Lyle.
Until the 1900s, salt was one of the prime movers of national economies and wars.
In areas of the country which have snowy roads in the winter, salt licks can actually save not only the lives of animals but human ones too
Sea salt blends combine aromatic spices and herbs, such as chile, truffles, saffron, seaweed, herbs, dried mushrooms and hibiscus, into sea salt to season food during cooking and at the table.
De-icing or gritting salt is nothing like the white grains we use to season food.
Shannon Hayes, author of The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook (Ten Speed Press), is concerned that in order to keep the salt dry and white, refiners add bleaching agents and aluminum compounds, which have been linked to Alzheimer's.
but it could contain as much salt as SEVEN bags of crisps.
Salt is the quintessential staple--it's been around literally for ages, and was even used as currency in antiquity.