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The answer SALT is seen frequently, appearing about once every 80 puzzles.

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SALT as a noun:

1. a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
2. (salt, table salt, common salt) = white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
3. (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, SALT) = negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons
4. (salt, saltiness, salinity) = the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

SALT as a verb:

1. add salt to
2. sprinkle as if with salt; "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"
3. add zest or liveliness to; "She salts her lectures with jokes"
4. preserve with salt; "people used to salt meats on ships"

SALT as an adjective:

1. (of speech) painful or bitter; "salt scorn"- Shakespeare; "a salt apology"
2. (salty, salt) = one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water