- Noun. A common substance, chemically consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl), used extensively as a condiment and preservative.
- Noun. (chemistry) One of the compounds formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, where a positive ion replaces a hydrogen of the acid.
- Noun. A kind of marsh at the shore of a sea (short for salt marsh, apparently not in a wide-spread use).
- Noun. (slang) A sailor (also ''old salt'').
- Noun. (cryptography) Additional bytes inserted into a plaintext message before encryption, in order to increase randomness and render brute-force decryption more difficult.
- Noun. A person that engages in the political act of seeking employment at a company in order to help unionize it.
- Adjective. Salty.
- Adjective. Saline.
- Verb. (transitive) To add salt to.
- Verb. (mining) To blast gold into (''as a portion of a mine'') in order to cause to appear to be a productive seam.
- Verb. (cryptography) To add filler bytes before encrypting, in order to make brute-force decryption more resource-intensive.
- Verb. To include colorful language in.
- Verb. To insert or inject something into an object to give it properties it would not naturally have.
- Verb. (archeology) To add bogus evidence to an archeological site.
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