rock salt

rock salt
`rock ,salt noun uncount
pieces of salt used in cooking
a. salt that is dug out of the earth in lumps of rock

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  • Rock salt — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock salt — n [U] a type of salt which is obtained from under the ground …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rock salt — rock′ salt n. mir common salt, sodium chloride, occurring in masses …   From formal English to slang

  • rock salt — ► NOUN ▪ common salt occurring naturally as a mineral …   English terms dictionary

  • rock salt — n. common salt, natural sodium chloride, occurring in solid form, esp. in rocklike masses; halite …   English World dictionary

  • rock salt — noun naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride • Syn: ↑halite • Hypernyms: ↑sodium chloride, ↑common salt, ↑mineral • Substance Meronyms: ↑sodium, ↑Na, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock salt — N UNCOUNT Rock salt is salt that is formed in the ground. It is obtained by mining …   English dictionary

  • rock salt — akmens druska statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė NaCl atitikmenys: angl. halite; rock salt rus. галит; каменная соль ryšiai: sinonimas – halitas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • rock salt — akmens druska statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rock salt vok. Steinsalz, n rus. галит, m; каменная соль, f pranc. halite, f; sel de gemme, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Rock Salt & Nails — may refer to:* Rock Salt Nails (album), an album by Steve Young * Rock Salt Nails (band), a band from Shetland Islands, playing Celtic Fusion music …   Wikipedia

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