salting

noun
salt·​ing | \ ˈsȯl-tiŋ How to pronounce salting (audio) \

Definition of salting

chiefly British
: land flooded regularly by tides usually used in plural

Examples of salting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Season with a teeny bit of salt at the beginning, and do the heavy-duty salting at the finish. Marisa Petrarca, SELF, 3 Dec. 2016 The Clintons’ classes are intended to be inspirational and aspirational, with a salting of common sense. Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2021 Added to all that, of course, was a generous salting of classic central European anti-Semitism. Andrew Sullivan, Daily Intelligencer, 13 Apr. 2018 And one final word of wisdom: Under-salting is much more common than over-salting. Don’t be scared. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, 19 Aug. 2017 How else to explain the body of a man found on the saltings with his neck broken? Sarah Perry, Philly.com, 16 June 2017 And one final word of wisdom: Under-salting is much more common than over-salting. Don’t be scared. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, 15 Aug. 2017 How else to explain the body of a man found on the saltings with his neck broken? Sarah Perry, Philly.com, 16 June 2017 How else to explain the body of a man found on the saltings with his neck broken? Sarah Perry, Philly.com, 16 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of salting

1712, in the meaning defined above

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saltine

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Cite this Entry

“Salting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salting. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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