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salt shaker

noun
1.
a container for salt with a perforated top to allow the salt to be shaken out.
Also, saltshaker.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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Examples from the web for salt shaker
  • The rock salt applied to icy roads in the winter is the same substance that comes out of your salt shaker.
  • Even if you have a light hand with the salt shaker, you probably get lots of sodium in processed or restaurant meals.
  • And it's a pain to carry around a salt shaker and have to apply it to every little piece of food you eat.
  • Grains of salt are good, but not if they come from an ideological salt shaker.
  • And if you are trying to reduce your sodium intake, reach for a lemon wedge rather than the salt shaker.
  • In view of the huge amount of cutting he had to do, it would seem as if the new material had been added with a salt shaker.
  • Do not use salt when cooking and take the salt shaker away from the table.
  • But the salt shaker is not the major problem, nor is the pinch of salt tossed into the spaghetti sauce.
  • The low-energy technology uses the same principle that causes the contents of a salt shaker to clump up on rainy days.
  • Most of the salt people eat is not from the salt shaker.

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