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sea salt

noun

Simple Definition of sea salt

  • : a type of salt that is made from seawater and is used in cooking

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sea salt

  1. :  a type of salt that is made from seawater and is used in cooking

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a great body of salt water that covers much of the earth

    :  the waters of the earth as distinguished from the land and air

    :  a body of salt water of second rank more or less landlocked

saltplay
  1. :  a crystalline compound NaCl that consists of sodium chloride, is abundant in nature, and is used especially to season or preserve food or in industry —called also common salt

    :  a substance (as Glauber's salt) resembling common salt

    :  a mineral or saline mixture (as Epsom salts) used as an aperient or cathartic

  1. :  to treat, provide, or season with common salt

    :  to preserve (food) with salt or in brine

    :  to supply (as an animal) with salt

  1. :  saline, salty

    :  being or inducing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is suggestive of seawater — compare bitter, sour, sweet

    :  cured or seasoned with salt :  salted

  1. :  lustful, lascivious


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