salt

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salt is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
salt

Plural
salts

salt, pepper & sugar
  1. (uncountable) Salt is a strong-tasting white powder used to improve the flavor of food or to preserve it. Salt is made from sodium and chlorine (Chemical formula: NaCl).
    I added salt to my food.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
salt

Third-person singular
salts

Past tense
salted

Past participle
salted

Present participle
salting

  1. (transitive) When you salt something, you add salt to it.
    Please help me salt the fish for tonight's dinner.