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Noun: salting  sol-ting [N. Amer], sól-ting or sol-ting [Brit]
  1. The act of adding salt to food
Verb: salt  solt [N. Amer], sólt or solt [Brit]
  1. (cooking) add salt to
     
  2. Sprinkle as if with salt
    "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"
     
  3. Add zest or liveliness to
    "She salts her lectures with jokes"
     
  4. (cooking) preserve with salt
    "people used to salt meats on ships"

Derived forms: saltings

Type of: flavor [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], keep, preserve, season, seasoning, spice, spice up, splash, splosh, sprinkle

Encyclopedia: Salting

Salt, Sun and Time