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Common salt   /kˈɑmən sɔlt/   Listen
Common salt

A white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl).  Synonym: sodium chloride.
White crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food.  Synonyms: salt, table salt.

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... on gout or rheumatism, are often relieved or cured. Abdominal venosity (abdominal plethora), a feature of obesity, glycosuria, &c., are extremely well fitted for this form of treatment. The alkaline sulphated waters, the bitter waters and the common salt waters can all be prescribed, and after a short course can be supplemented with various forms of active and passive exercises. Diseases of the respiratory organs are far more suited for climatic treatment than for treatment by baths. Anaemia can usually be better or equally well treated at home, ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 - "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy" • Various

Words linked to "Common salt" :   brine, atomic number 17, rock salt, seasoner, chlorine, saltwater, sodium chloride, flavouring, flavourer, seasoning, binary compound, cl, seawater, halite, flavoring, flavorer

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