Definition Of salts


(of a horse) having developed a resistance to disease by surviving it.

To determine this I inoculated a " salted " horse, which had also had repeated large injections of virulent blood, with 50 c.c. of fresh blood. ...

a white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food.

Add the braised chicken and season to taste with salt and pepper sauce.

an experienced sailor.

I guess that brings us back to the beginning - that there is no easy route or short answer to bridge the generation gap between our sharp young Sailors and old salts like me.

any chemical compound formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, with all or part of the hydrogen of the acid replaced by a metal or other cation.

Amides are hydrolysed to ammonium salts with catalysis by acids or alkalis.

fraudulently make (a mine) appear to be a paying one by placing rich ore in it.

Phillip Arnold and John Slack salted a mine under claim to Stanton in Wyoming with uncut diamonds from South Africa.

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