salt burst

salt burst

[′sȯlt ‚bərst]
(geology)
Rock destruction caused by crystallization of soluble salts that enter the pores.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But most people in Britain have swallowed the potato titbit by then - missing out on the "salt burst," they said.
"The 'salt burst' from crisps is only released into the mouth 20 seconds after chewing begins.
They found that the "salt burst" of flavour is released 20 seconds after chewing begins - often after we have already swallowed.