table salt

noun

Definition of table salt

: salt suitable for use at the table and in cooking

Examples of table salt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consider salt differences: Some recipes call for kosher salt, while others call for fine sea salt or table salt. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "How to make the best cookies for the holidays," 7 Dec. 2020 Most of the other ingredients in the vaccine, some as common as table salt and sugar, are also found in a variety of other medications, foods or vaccines. Amanda Morris, The Arizona Republic, "COVID-19 vaccine ingredients can trigger allergic reactions, but officials say it's rare," 23 Jan. 2021 The most affordable and ubiquitous type of salt is table salt, also called refined salt. Ana Sanchez, chicagotribune.com, "The best salt," 23 Dec. 2020 Consider salt differences: Some recipes call for kosher salt, while others call for fine sea salt or table salt. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "How to make the best cookies for the holidays," 7 Dec. 2020 Consider salt differences: Some recipes call for kosher salt, while others call for fine sea salt or table salt. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "How to make the best cookies for the holidays," 7 Dec. 2020 Consider salt differences: Some recipes call for kosher salt, while others call for fine sea salt or table salt. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "How to make the best cookies for the holidays," 7 Dec. 2020 While table salt provides ample iodine, many Americans are on low-salt diets, and iodine deficiencies can lead to an enlarged thyroid and result in a host of issues such as goiters and low levels of thyroid hormones. Ana Sanchez, chicagotribune.com, "The best thyroid health supplement," 12 Dec. 2020 Consider salt differences: Some recipes call for kosher salt, while others call for fine sea salt or table salt. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "How to make the best cookies for the holidays," 7 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of table salt

1670, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of table salt was in 1670

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“Table salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/table%20salt. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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More Definitions for table salt

table salt

noun

English Language Learners Definition of table salt

: the type of salt that is usually on a table for people to use while they are dining

table salt

noun

Medical Definition of table salt

: salt and especially sodium chloride refined for use at the table and in cooking

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