verb (used with object)
- Also salt down. to preserve by adding quantities of salt to, as meat.
- Informal. to keep in reserve; store away; save: to salt away most of one's earnings.
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Idioms for salt
Origin of salt1
OTHER WORDS FROM saltsalt·like, adjective
Words nearby salt
Definition for salts (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for salts
One easy way to build them back up is to take a bath with Epsom salts, which contain sulfur.5 Healthier Ways to Detox (That Aren’t Juice Cleanses)|DailyBurn|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mme. Curie examined at the same time the salts of uranium and a number of uranium ores.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
The author has formed a number of salts from coniine thus prepared, and finds them all crystallizable and unaffected by light.
While these acids are of little interest, some of their salts, especially the permanganates, are important compounds.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
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Derived forms of saltsaltish, adjectivesaltless, adjectivesaltlike, adjectivesaltness, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with salts
In addition to the idioms beginning with salt
- salt away
- salt of the earth, the
- back to the salt mines
- with a grain of salt