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rock salt

noun

: salt that is in the form of large pieces or crystals

Full Definition of ROCK SALT

:  common salt occurring in solid form as a mineral; also :  salt artificially prepared in large crystals or masses

Examples of ROCK SALT

  1. I put some rock salt on the sidewalk to melt the ice.

First Known Use of ROCK SALT

1693

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