smelling salts Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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smelling saltsnoun [plural]

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a ​chemical with a ​strongsmell that is put under the ​nose of ​people who have ​becomeunconscious in ​order to make them ​awake again
(Definition of smelling salts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smelling salts”
in Chinese (Simplified) 嗅盐(一种苏醒剂)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嗅鹽(一種甦醒劑)…
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