Definition of SALT

noun : SALT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal) ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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 ;

verb : SALT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) sprinkle as if with salt; "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps" ;

  • 3. (

    ) add zest or liveliness to; "She salts her lectures with jokes" ;

  • 4. (

    ) preserve with salt; "people used to salt meats on ships" ;

Adjective : SALT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (of speech) painful or bitter; "salt scorn"- Shakespeare; "a salt apology" ;


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