common salt


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common salt

[¦käm·ən ′sȯlt]
(mineralogy)
(inorganic chemistry)
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These results are consistent with traditional known antibacterial effects of common salt for preserving food.
Therefore, the present study was undertaken to partially replace common salt from and incorporate chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.
A Yes, but the problem with common salt, sodium chloride, is that it is just that: common.
The reduced sodium alternative to common salt now has a presence in 41 export markets with packaging in 11 different languages.
Corning is a process for preserving meat with common salt, perhaps some brown sugar and spices, and the sodium nitrite that turns the meat pink.
If present as lithium sulfide, a common salt form, it will react vigorously with water to form sulfuric acid, and there was concern about early lithium batteries and potential for fire or explosion.
KILLARNEY CLARY is the author of By Common Salt, Oberlin College Press, 1996; Who Whispered Near Me, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989 and Bloodaxe Books, England, 1993; and By Me, By Any, Can and Can't Be Done (chapbook) Greenhouse Review Press, 1980.
It is abundantly available in the northern part of the country as natural common salt.
Throughout history, sodium chloride (NaCl), or common salt, has been the key to preserving hides and foods like fish and meat, primarily because it draws water out of products.
Another remedy is Natrum Muriatcum, known as common salt, or take vitamin C supplements every day for a month.
This is due to the fact that, like its inseparable companion, common salt, iodine is the most readily soluble of all the salts contained in our rocks and soils, which were mostly, of course, laid down under sea water.
Chlorine, basically originating from common salt, reacts very rapidly with other materials to form chlorinated compounds, some of which may be toxic, while others, like PVC, are as stable as the salt from which they originated.