"salting" in the noun sense
the act of adding salt to food
"salting" in the verb sense
add salt to
sprinkle as if with salt
"the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"
add zest or liveliness to
"She salts her lectures with jokes"
preserve with salt
"people used to salt meats on ships"
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