salt crystals





  • To add salt to.
  • To deposit salt as a saline solution.
  • To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.
  • To insert or inject something into an object to give it properties it would not naturally have.
  • To sprinkle throughout.
  • To add filler bytes before encrypting, in order to make brute-force decryption more resource-intensive.
  • To render a thing useless.


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  • From Middle English salt, from Old English sealt, from Proto-West Germanic *salt, from Proto-Germanic *saltą, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls. sal.
  • Borrowed from Latin saltus.

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