salt translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "salt" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /soːlt/
(also common salt) sodium chloride, a white substance frequently used for seasoning
The soup needs more salt.
any other substance formed, like common salt, from a metal and an acid.
a sailor, especially an experienced one
(viejo) lobo de mar
an old salt.
salted adjective (opposite unsalted) containing or preserved with salt
salted butter salted beef.
saltness noun
salinidad; salobridad
salty adjective ( comparative saltier, superlative saltiest) containing or tasting of salt
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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

be nothing to it

used to say something is very easy

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More