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salt is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of salt in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… but if it needs a salt or less salt or …”
meanings of salt
A sailor (also old salt).
Indignation; outrage; arguing.
A salt marsh, a saline marsh at the shore of a sea.
Skepticism and common sense.
Piquancy; wit; sense.
One of the compounds formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, where a positive ion replaces a hydrogen of the acid.
Randomly chosen bytes added to a plaintext message prior to encrypting or hashing it, in order to render brute-force decryption more difficult.
A person who seeks employment at a company in order to (once employed by it) help unionize it.
Flavour; taste; seasoning.
A dish for salt at table; a salt cellar.
A common substance, chemically consisting mainly of sodium chloride, used extensively as a condiment and preservative.
To add filler bytes before encrypting, in order to make brute-force decryption more resource-intensive.
To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.
To add salt to.
To sow with salt (of land), symbolizing a curse on its re-inhabitation.
To deposit salt as a saline solution.
To blast metal into (as a portion of a mine) in order to cause to appear to be a productive seam.
To lock a page so it cannot be created.
To sprinkle throughout.
To add bogus evidence to an archeological site.
To render a thing useless.
To insert or inject something into an object to give it properties it would not naturally have.
Salacious; lecherous; lustful; (of animals) in heat.
Bitter; sharp; pungent.
Related to salt deposits, excavation, processing or use.
A village in Staffordshire, England.
Initialism of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.
salt frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR
the word salt occurs in english on average 93.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.