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Main Entry: 1salt
Function: noun 1 a: a compound in the form of crystals that consists of sodium chloride and is used especially for seasoning or preserving food and in industry -- called also common saltb: any of numerous compounds formed by replacement of part or all of the hydrogen of an acid by a metal or by a group acting like a metal 2: an element that gives an appealing or enlivening quality to (as one's life) 3: SKEPTICISM -- usually used in the phrases with a grain of salt and with a pinch of salt 4: SAILOR