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'salt' - used as an adjective
1. (of speech) painful or bitter
salt scorn
a salt apology
2. one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water

'salt' - used as a noun
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
4. a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
5. white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
6. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

'salt' - used as a verb
7. add salt to
8. sprinkle as if with salt
the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps
9. add zest or liveliness to
She salts her lectures with jokes
10. preserve with salt
people used to salt meats on ships

derived forms
1. Salt / Plural
salts
2. Salt / Past
salted
3. Salt / Third Person
salts
4. Salt / Present Participle
salting
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During World War II, condoms were used to cover rifle barrels from being damaged by salt water as the soldiers swam to shore.