Salt is a mineral substance composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of ionic salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite. Salt is present in vast quantities in the sea where it is the main mineral constituent, with the open ocean having about of solids per litre, a salinity of 3.5%. Salt is essential for animal life, and saltiness is one of the basic human tastes. The tissues of animals contain larger quantities of salt than do plant tissues; therefore the typical diets of nomads who subsist on their flocks and herds require little or no added salt, whereas cereal-based ...

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SALT is a member of L’Internationale, an organization of six European art institutions, and artists’ archives, based on the shared use of collections and archives. L’Internationale proposes a space for art within a non-hierarchical and decentralised internationalism, based on the value of difference and horizontal exchange among a constellation of cultural agents, locally rooted and globally connected.

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  1. A common substance, chemically consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl), used extensively as a condiment and preservative.
  2. One of the compounds formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, where a positive ion replaces a hydrogen of the acid.
  3. A salt marsh, a saline marsh at the shore of a sea.
  4. A sailor .
  5. Randomly chosen bytes added to a plaintext message prior to encrypting it, in order to render brute-force decryption more difficult.
  6. A person who seeks employment at a company in order to (once employed by it) help unionize it.
  7. flavour; taste; seasoning
  8. piquancy; wit; sense
    Attic salt
  9. A dish for salt at table; a salt cellar.
  10. That which preserves from corruption or error, or purifies; a corrective; an antiseptic; also, an allowance or deduction.
    His statements must be taken with a grain of salt.


  1. To add salt to.
    to salt fish, beef, or pork
  2. To deposit salt as a saline solution.
    The brine begins to salt.
  3. To blast gold into in order to cause to appear to be a productive seam.
  4. To add filler bytes before encrypting, in order to make brute-force decryption more resource-intensive.
  5. To include colorful language in.
  6. To insert or inject something into an object to give it properties it would not naturally have.
  7. To add bogus evidence to an archeological site.
  8. To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber.


  1. Salty; salted.
  2. Saline.
  3. Bitter; sharp; pungent.
  4. Salacious; lecherous; lustful.

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