Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A container with a perforated top for sprinkling table salt.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of salt shaker.

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  • n. a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling salt

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Examples

  • Adding salt to a finished product at the time of consumption (i.e., saltshaker) will restore the taste of salt without adding near the sodium found in foods processed with salt during preparation and adding sodium in its various forms for preservation after preparation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The FDA to Target Salt

  • She took them, examined them, put them under the saltshaker.

    Shortcut Man

  • Small Change 8: Tame your sweet tooth and your saltshaker.

    The Small Change Diet

  • Sure, there are genetics and bad luck, but there is also the saltshaker on the table.

    The Flex Diet

  • He folded the note and put it under the saltshaker, and then he mixed himself a cup of instant cocoa and left, taking the mug he was drinking from.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • A little dish to hold cooking salt, leaving the saltshaker for the dinner table.

    The City Cook

  • • Instead of using a saltshaker, keep your salt in a small bowl.

    The City Cook

  • I grabbed a tote bag from the hall closet, then picked up a saltshaker from the table and tossed it in.

    The Multiplying Menace

  • Adding salt to a finished product at the time of consumption i.e., saltshaker will restore the taste of salt without adding near the sodium found in foods processed with salt during preparation and adding sodium in its various forms for preservation after preparation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The FDA to Target Salt

  • Second, it's what comes with (or fails to be included with) her "shortcuts" - even if I have a very heavy hand on the saltshaker, home-cooked food is lower in sodium than processed foods.

    Look at me, I'm Sandra Lee

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