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Definitions of salt
- Sulphate of magnesia having cathartic qualities; -- originally prepared by boiling down the mineral waters at Epsom, England, -- whence the name; afterwards prepared from sea water; but now from certain minerals, as from siliceous hydrate of magnesia. 2
n. - The chloride of sodium, a substance used for seasoning food, for the preservation of meat, etc. It is found native in the earth, and is also produced, by evaporation and crystallization, from sea water and other water impregnated with saline particles. 2
n. - Hence, flavor; taste; savor; smack; seasoning. 2
n. - Hence, also, piquancy; wit; sense; as, Attic salt. 2
n. - A dish for salt at table; a saltcellar. 2
n. - A sailor; -- usually qualified by old. 2
n. - The neutral compound formed by the union of an acid and a base; thus, sulphuric acid and iron form the salt sulphate of iron or green vitriol. 2
n. - Fig.: That which preserves from corruption or error; that which purifies; a corrective; an antiseptic; also, an allowance or deduction; as, his statements must be taken with a grain of salt. 2
n. - Any mineral salt used as an aperient or cathartic, especially Epsom salts, Rochelle salt, or Glauber's salt. 2
n. - Marshes flooded by the tide. 2
n. - Of or relating to salt; abounding in, or containing, salt; prepared or preserved with, or tasting of, salt; salted; as, salt beef; salt water. 2
n. - Overflowed with, or growing in, salt water; as, a salt marsh; salt grass. 2
n. - Fig.: Bitter; sharp; pungent. 2
n. - Fig.: Salacious; lecherous; lustful. 2
v. t. - To sprinkle, impregnate, or season with salt; to preserve with salt or in brine; to supply with salt; as, to salt fish, beef, or pork; to salt cattle. 2
v. t. - To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber. 2
v. i. - To deposit salt as a saline solution; as, the brine begins to salt. 2
n. - The act of leaping or jumping; a leap. 2

The word "salt" uses 4 letters: A L S T.

Direct anagrams of salt:
  alts   last   lats   slat

Words formed by adding one letter before or after salt (in bold), or to alst in any order:
a -   atlas   talas   b -   blast   blats   c -   clast   talcs   e -   least   setal   slate   stale   steal   stela   taels   tales   teals   tesla   f -   flats   h -   halts   laths   shalt   i -   alist   litas   tails   k -   stalk   talks   l -   stall   m -   malts   smalt   n -   slant   o -   altos   lotas   tolas   p -   plats   splat   s -   lasts   salts   slats   u -   sault   talus   y -   salty   slaty  

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al   als   alt   as   at   la   las   lat   sal   sat   ta   tas  

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