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19 entries found for salt. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1salt
Pronunciation: primarystresssodotlt
Function: noun
1 a : a compound in the form of crystals that consists of sodium chloride and is used especially for seasoning or preserving food and in industry -- called also common salt b : any of numerous compounds formed by replacement of part or all of the hydrogen of an acid by a metal or by a group acting like a metal
2 : an element that gives an appealing or enlivening quality to (as one's life)
3 : SKEPTICISM -- usually used in the phrases with a grain of salt and with a pinch of salt
4 : SAILOR

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