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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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8, a small demonstration at the edge of a river raised awareness about concerns regarding salt brine being released into the Stewiacke/Shubenacadie river system, reads the Truro Daily News.
The other truck will be kitted out with a $159,480 "roller pro" detachable dump box, also from Viking Cives, with the ability to hold a water tank in the summer for dust control, and liquid salt brine in the winter.
Advantix Systems, Miami, Fla., markets prepackaged systems that both cool and dehumidify plant air by sending it through a film of salt brine. The basic technology dates back to the 1930s, but Advantix has patented its own variant on this approach, which it developed in the 1980s for commercial and industrial facilities, including around 10 plastics processors so far.
Eti Soda has to compete with another Turkish producer, Soda Sanayi, which produces 1.8 million mt of soda products through a typical ammonia-soda process--the Solvay process--and whose sole inputs are limestone and salt brine.
Maryland State Highway Administration road crews were supposed to put salt brine on the Capital Beltway to reduce icing.
To date, our bugs are thriving in 12 percent salt brine, pulling all of the organics and lots of the nasties out of the flow-back water.
Pickling with salt brine does not require food to be sterile; actually, sterility kills the beneficial bacteria.
Charlotte has an anti-icing strategy that uses both dry salt and salt brine. Anti-icing is the technique of applying a chemical to prevent the ice from bonding to the pavement, which uses fewer chemicals than if applied after the ice has already bonded.
The final recipe consisted of 96 per cent pulverised fuel ash (PFA)--which arrived twice daily by rail from the Drax coal-fired power station in Selby, North Yorkshire--and four per cent cement, with a splash of salt brine to keep it fluid.
Coal oil originated in the early 1850s when Pittsburgh druggist Samuel Kier began selling a bottled oil skimmed from his father's salt brine well.
Information provided by a RWIS also played an important role in implementing an anti-icing program using salt brine and other chemicals.
Shifting to potassium chloride would help the packing and tanning industries solve an environmental problem - disposal of the leftover salt brine. Unlike sodium, potassium is a plant nutrient, so the waste from the new process could be put to work as crop fertilizer.
Another creative breakthrough allows Wicklund to recycle the salt brine used in the spicing process.
The preservative qualities of lactic acid may be used as an alternative to a high salt brine or may be used in combination with other food acids in pickle production.