Definition of salt:
a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons
the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
add salt to
sprinkle as if with salt; "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"
add zest or liveliness to; "She salts her lectures with jokes"
preserve with salt; "people used to salt meats on ships"
(of speech) painful or bitter; "salt scorn"- Shakespeare; "a salt apology"