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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Salt  \Salt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Salted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  To  sprinkle,  impregnate,  or  season  with  salt;  to  preserve 
  with  salt  or  in  brine;  to  supply  with  salt;  as  to  salt 
  fish,  beef,  or  pork;  to  salt  cattle. 
  2.  To  fill  with  salt  between  the  timbers  and  planks,  as  a 
  ship,  for  the  preservation  of  the  timber. 
  {To  salt  a  mine},  to  artfully  deposit  minerals  in  a  mine  in 
  order  to  deceive  purchasers  regarding  its  value.  [Cant] 
  {To  salt  away},  {To  salt  down},  to  prepare  with  or  pack  in 
  salt  for  preserving,  as  meat,  eggs,  etc.;  hence 
  colloquially,  to  save,  lay  up  or  invest  sagely,  as  money. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Salting  \Salt"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  sprinkling,  impregnating,  or  furnishing,  with 
  2.  A  salt  marsh. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  adding  salt  to  food 

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