table salt

table salt

noun
salt ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1875–80

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table salt
 
n
salt that is used at table rather than for cooking

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table salt   (tā'bəl)  Pronunciation Key 
See salt.
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table salt

mineral substance of great importance. The mineral form halite, or rock salt, is sometimes called common salt to distinguish it from a class of chemical compounds called salts

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