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salt

noun [C] (CHEMICAL)    /sɒlt/ US  /sɑːlt/ specialized
a chemical substance that is a combination of a metal or a base with an acid: Potassium nitrate and potassium chloride are potassium salts.Types of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the body
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