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Main Entry: 1salt
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 salt b :
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 metal2 :
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 salt4 : SAILOR
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