There are 2 main translations of salt in Spanish

: SALT1salt2


SALT, n.

Pronunciation /sɔːlt//sɒlt//sɔlt/


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    SALT feminine
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There are 2 main translations of salt in Spanish

: SALT1salt2


sal, n.

Pronunciation /sɔlt//sɔːlt//sɒlt/


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    • 1.1Cooking

      sal feminine
      pass the salt, please pásame la sal, por favor
      • have you put salt on the meat? ¿le has puesto / echado sal a la carne?
      • Place the flour, oatmeal and a pinch of salt in a food processor with the butter.
      • Pour in the cream and taste for seasoning, adding salt and pepper as necessary.
      • Season the carbonara with several turns of freshly ground black pepper and taste for salt.
      • When just tender, mix in all the rest of the ingredients with salt to taste.
      • When preparing foods for your baby you should also avoid adding additional flavours such as salt and sugar as babies can't cope with excess salt in food or sugar and do not need it.
      • As the class drew to a close we talked about nutrition and how some folks made it a choice to eat a healthier diet with less fat, less sugar, less salt and less fast food.
      • Add white soy sauce and milk, season with salt and pepper to taste and bring to a simmer.
      • Meanwhile, blend the remaining ingredients in a food processor until combined, then season with salt to taste.
      • Lay the marinated turkey strips on the grill and season with salt and pepper to taste.
      • Finely chop tomatoes and mix in bowl with lobster and egg whites and season with salt and pepper.
      • Add the braised chicken and season to taste with salt and pepper sauce.
      • Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt, pepper and either lemon juice or wine vinegar.
      • Dress up a platter of fresh vegetables with a shallow dish of extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar seasoned with salt and pepper.
      • Lightly whisk the eggs in a large bowl and season with salt, pepper and herbs.
      • Place the flour, Parmesan, butter and a pinch of salt in a food processor and blend briefly.
      • In pure form, the way we mostly see it, salt is white and crystalline.
      • Correct seasoning with salt, pepper and maybe a pinch of sugar.
      • In these products, salt seasons the food but is not necessary to ensure its safety.
      • For the pastry, first sift both the flours and half a teaspoon of salt in a food processor.
      • Once the cheese has melted, add lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.

    • 1.2(interest, zest)

      gracia feminine

    • 1.3Chemistry

      sal feminine
      • Amides are hydrolysed to ammonium salts with catalysis by acids or alkalis.
      • Sulfates are salts or esters of sulfuric acid, H 2 SO 4.
      • Samples were pre-incubated with various concentrations of chloride salts of the monovalent cations and then assayed using the standard procedure.
      • In some such compounds, the hydrogen atom in the carboxyl group is neutralized by reaction with a base, to form the metal salt of the fatty acid.
      • Many common metal hydroxides (with the exceptions of the salts of the alkali metals and some of the alkaline earth metals) are insoluble in water.

  • 2salts plural

    • 2.1smelling salts

      sales (aromáticas) feminine

    • 2.2(laxative)

      sulfato de magnesia masculine
      Epsom salts sal de Epsom feminine

  • 3informal

    an old salt un (viejo) lobo de mar
    • If you're an old salt yourself, or enjoy the carousing tales of the mariners, then you will enjoy the book and perhaps even have met some of the characters.
    • I looked out across Poole Harbour, searching for the dolphin as directed by the local old salt.
    • The jewel of the crew, known as Redman for obvious reasons, was an old salt with Navy SEAL experience, and had coffee and a ‘good morning ‘brewing at 5 a.m. daily.’
    • I guess that brings us back to the beginning - that there is no easy route or short answer to bridge the generation gap between our sharp young Sailors and old salts like me.
    • I used to jump off the boat to release the pots, but an old salt gave me a tip.

transitive verb

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    (put salt on)
    (meat/vegetables) salar
    (vegetables/meat) ponerle sal a
    (meat/vegetables) echarle sal a
    (road) echar sal en
    • In that case the context was a very different one, namely the failure of an authority to salt or grit the road when there had been a weather forecast of freezing conditions.
    • I doubled the quantity of garlic, added about a teaspoon of hot pepper flakes, and topped the dish with some ground dry-roasted salted peanuts.
    • The city seems to wait a week to see if the ice will melt before salting the roads.
    • Meanwhile, stir-fry garlic until it smells fragrant, add in salted soya beans, stir well.
    • Sausage is from the Latin salsus (salted): the Romans made sausages of salted meat to eat during the winter months.
    • On bronze and copper platters were meats of every kind - honey-roast chicken, minted lamb, rabbit stew in black pots, salted pork, sliced ham and even a suckling pig.
    • These boats were loaded with all kinds of goods, from eggs to veggies and, of course, salted bacon and hams.
    • In the past, we ate far more salted and preserved foods; today, with the advent of fridges, we eat more fresh food.
    • The plain, salted pretzels weren't ready, but ones stuffed with either cheese or apple cinnamon were available.
    • I was given a packet of salted almonds on the airplane.
    • A quarter-cup of roasted and salted sunflower seeds contains 200 calories, more than 200 mg of salt and 17 g total fat.
    • There was no snow falling, there was none on the ground, and there was only a little bit of ice on the roads that hadn't been salted yet.
    • We drove out over the ice-rink of a lane from the house and onto the main road, which had been salted and was clear apart from a thin layer of sludge and the occasional patch of ice.
    • The reason we gritted yesterday afternoon is that it is better to salt the roads before the snow falls.
    • The recent frosty spell led to a deterioration of the surface of some routes after Kildare County Council staff salted them.
    • But, after the Hopgrove roundabout, the roads have all been wet as a result of being salted.
    • I was about to bake them with just a little sugar, when I saw a little box of salted butter caramels on the counter, a souvenir from Brittany, and thought I would use a few to sweeten the fruit instead.
    • However, these stretches of road are thoroughly salted to clear the snow and make them safe for road users.
    • Over the course of the week Local Authorities worked around the clock to improve travel conditions by gritting and salting roads in urban areas.
    • Their menu varies from the noodle section to the usual rice dishes, offering Laksa Singapore to salted fish and fried rice.
    • Stay away from candied or heavily salted nuts, and opt for raw nuts such as those by Planters.
    • The snow was up to the tires and the salt truck had not come by to salt the roads.
    • We met some real Chicago natives and they showed us their techniques for eating salted peanuts whole in the shell.
    • The city authorities had to call for help from the truck owners to give them a hand in pouring sand and salting the frozen and slippery avenues of Tehran.
    • Nothing beats a well salted slice of cucumber on a hot day.
    • Melt together 70g of salted butter and 50g honey in a small saucepan, and pour this into your dough.
    • She wrapped one of the loaves of bread she had baked that morning in some brown paper, along with a little salted meat.
    • Oysters are most often served in the shell on a bed of crushed ice - although some purists argue that this dulls their flavor - with thin slices of rye bread, salted butter, and lemon juice.
    • Pembrokeshire County Council had 14 gritting lorries on continuous patrol to salt the roads.
    • Properly dried and salted codfish would keep for long periods, an important consideration before refrigeration.
    • Teams from May Gurney were out again salting major roads at about 4am today and during the morning were out clearing town centre footways and salting secondary roads.
    • The standard accompaniment to salted beef or pork was either mustard or a similar condiment made from the seeds of the rocket plant, Eruca sativa.
    • When you go to the cinema, do you have sweet or salted popcorn?
    • We salt the roads to prevent ice and snow from sticking to road surface.
  • 2salted past participle

    salted butter mantequilla salada / con sal feminine
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    (herring/pork) salar
    (cabbage) curar con sal
  • 4

    (conversation/speech) sazonar
    • His work is salted with slogans and phrases in capital letters.
    • The speech was liberally salted with the standard Lathamite insults from Werriwa College of Invective.
    • But it's richly salted with fascinating cultural lore, and an engaging read whether you're a carrot-top or not.
    • The book is salted with introspective passages that document the author's increasingly obsessive antiwar bias.
    • I'm not sure whether satire shouldn't get its own category; but then, most great political works are salted with satire.


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    (butter) salado
    (meat/cod) salado
    (meat/cod) en salazón
    • We had Rice and Beans with salt beef in it, barbecued chicken, and macaroni and cheese… excellent!
    • North past County Line and the smells are heavy salt air and sometimes a little blowing dirt.
    • He took in the cooling salt air and paused to listen to a gull's cry past a hedge of trees.
    • Pamela waited, breathing in the salt air, gazing up at the brilliance above.
    • Buenos Aires on the River Plate became a major Atlantic port, outlet for Peru's silver and for its own hides and salt beef.
    • She closed her eyes, smelling the salt sea air, feeling the wind in her hair; William watched her and sighed.
    • Enjoy the warmth from your suite's fireplace, open your balcony doors to the salt air, and scan the neighboring red cedars for bald eagles.
    • She smelled the salt air and glanced along the lush hills of the glorious Emerald Isles.
    • Mediaeval monks were aware of the benefits of salt mud and concentrated sea water and used them to treat rheumatism, dropsy and obesity.
    • They were in a cluster of warehouses, and the smell of salt air told him the docks were nearby.
    • My doctor has ordered me to take the salt air at Brighton for a few days.
    • It is also treated with inorganic salt solutions which slow down the combustion.
    • I could smell the salt air as it whipped through my hair and my chiton.
    • Whether you're sniffing the olive trees ashore or the salt spray on the water, the very air reeks of history.
    • All iron swords, mail axes and things would be in sealed and greased barrels below deck to try to stop them from rusting in the salt air.
    • As she stepped out into the air, the salt air hit her and she inhaled deeply in its essence.
    • Pellerin says that while some salt dust is always floating in the mine's air, the salt air is dry, so it doesn't corrode equipment any faster than normal.
    • During the wintertime, sponge off salt stains with clear water.
    • Fish born in the river swim downstream to the salt waters of the North Pacific.
    • She was constantly exposed to salt water and salt spray and when at sea she was drenched more often than she was dry.
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    (lake/pond) salobre
    (lake/pond) de agua salada
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    (air) salobre
    (taste) salado
    (taste) a sal