Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of salt.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of salt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The radioactive properties of the metal are exactly the ones that can be forecast on the assumption that the radioactivity of the salts is an atomic property of the radium which is unaffected by the state of combination.

    Marie Curie - Nobel Lecture

  • He was getting the minerals and salts from the shed by chewing on it, a few days later I went back to the tree and found the shed on the ground, so I brought it home and it now sits with the rest of my antler collection.

    Shed Hunting

  • And because Glucosamine is stabilized with certain salts, there may be some concerns for those who have high blood pressure, or who need to watch their sodium intake.

    Oprah ‘quasi-science’ unmasked

  • The answer to your question is that casein salts will always be listed that way, as sodium caseinate or calcium caseinate or even, though rarely, potassium caseinate.

    Casein Not in All Sodium

  • "Theoretically," Alex said, "you could reclaim a salt-contaminated field by growing enough of these crops to remove the salts from the soil."

    Will Frankenfood Save the Planet?

  • Henman, suffering from an upset stomach and receiving smelling salts from the trainer, pulled out a 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (2-7), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Switzerland's

    USATODAY.com - Venus, Serena, Hewitt breeze into quarterfinals

  • Their slogan was that their product was “low in salts”.

    Circling Lake Chapala

  • From these investigations it follows that a metal atom in the crystals of the alkaloid salts is situated at one and the same distance from the six haloid atoms nearest to it, and vice versa

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 - Presentation Speech

  • The radioactivity of radium in solid salts is ca. 5 million times greater than that of an equal weight of uranium.

    Marie Curie - Nobel Lecture

  • According to tests conducted mostly at the factories of the "Badische", the activity of the catalyst may be increased by oxides or certain salts of alkalis and alkaline earth metals, just as it may be decreased by catalytic poisons.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1918 - Presentation Speech

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