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Spanish translation of “salt”

salt

noun /soːlt/
(also common salt) sodium chloride, a white substance frequently used for seasoning
sal
The soup needs more salt.
any other substance formed, like common salt, from a metal and an acid.
sal
a sailor, especially an experienced one
(viejo) lobo de mar
an old salt.
salted adjective (opposite unsalted) containing or preserved with salt
salado
salted butter salted beef.
saltness noun
salinidad; salobridad
salty adjective (comparative saltier, superlative saltiest) containing or tasting of salt
salado
Tears are salty water.
saltiness noun
salinidad; salobridad
bath salts noun plural a usually perfumed mixture of certain salts added to bath water.
sales de baño
the salt of the earth noun a very good or worthy person
valer su peso en oro, valer un Perú/Potosí, valer un imperio
People like her are the salt of the earth.
take (something) with a grain/pinch of salt to receive (a statement, news etc) with a slight feeling of disbelief
escuchar con reservas
I took his story with a pinch of salt.
(Definition of salt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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