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- n. A small container designed to hold salt and facilitate sprinkling it on food for seasoning purposes.
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- n. a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling salt
In a Monell Chemical Senses Center study, using the salt shaker when eating a low-sodium 1,600 milligrams per day diet raised sodium levels only 20 percent to about 1,920 milligrams daily—still fairly low.
His sister and her husband insisted that he stay several weeks, but he left early on the third morning, propping a note up against the salt shaker on the kitchen table.