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salt meaning

EN[sɔːlt] [sɒlt] [sɔlt] [sɑlt] [-ɒlt]
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  • Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.
  • Some of the earliest evidence of salt processing dates to around 8,000 years ago, when people living in Romania were boiling spring water to extract the salts; a salt-works in China has been found which dates to approximately the same period.
  • Salt is produced from salt mines or by the evaporation of seawater (sea salt) or mineral-rich spring water in shallow pools.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en saltpetre
          2. en salty
          3. en salting
          4. en saltpeter
          5. en saltwater
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          Meaning of salt for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "salt" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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