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salt
[sɔːlt]
noun
1. sal (f) (substance)
  • (bath) salts sales (f pl) de baño
  • salt mine mina (f) de sal, salina (f)
  • salt shaker salero (m) (Estados Unidos)
2. (familiar) (sailor)
  • an old salt un lobo de mar
3. (idioms)
  • to take a story with a pinch or grain of salt no creerse del todo una historia
  • no journalist worth his salt … ningún periodista que se precie…
  • to rub salt in somebody's wounds removerle la herida a alguien
  • the salt of the earth la sal de la tierra
adjective
también:
  • salt beef salazón (f) de ternera
  • salt cod bacalao (m) (salado)
  • salt water agua (f) salada
transitive verb
4. salar (food); esparcir sal en (roads)
salt [sɔːlt]
noun
1 (Cookery) sal (f)
the salt of the earth la sal de la tierra
to take sth with a pinch or grain of salt no tomarse algo al pie de la letra
to rub salt into the wound poner sal en la llaga
he's worth his salt es una persona que vale
2 (Med) salts sales (f)
like a dose of salts en un santiamén (informal); en menos que canta un gallo (informal)
The new secretary went through the unanswered letters like a dose of salts
transitive verb
(flavour) salar; (preserve) conservar en sal; [+road] poner sal en; tratar con sal;
adjective
[+meat, water, taste] salado
it has a salt taste
it's very salt está muy salado
modifier
salt beef (n) carne (f) de vaca salada
salt fish (n) pescado (m) salado; pescado (m) en salazón
salt flats (n) salinas (f)
salt lake (n) lago (m) de agua salada
salt marsh (n) saladar (m); salina (f)
salt mine (n) mina (f) de sal
salt pan (n) salina (f)
salt shaker (n) salero (m)
salt spoon (n) cucharita (f) de sal
salt water (n) agua (f) salada
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