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Noun: common salt  kó-mun solt
  1. A white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
    - sodium chloride
  2. White crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    - salt, table salt

Derived forms: common salts

Type of: binary compound, flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], seasoner, seasoning

Part of: brine, saltwater, seawater

Encyclopedia: Common salt