Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “SALT”

SALT

noun [U]     /sɒlt/ US  /sɑːlt/
abbreviation for Strategic Arms Limitation Talks : a series of discussions between the US and the USSR that took place from 1969 to 1979 and aimed to limit the number of nuclear weapons International politics and government
(Definition of SALT noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of SALT

Definitions of “SALT” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

scramble

to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More