Rock Salt

Science / Geology / Rock Salt: A chemical sedimentary rock that forms from the evaporation of ocean or saline lake waters. It is also known by the mineral name 'halite'. It is rarely found at Earth's surface, except in areas of very arid climate. It is often mined for use in the chemical industry or for use as a winter highway treatment. Some halite is processed for use as a seasoning for food. Picture of Rock Salt.

Other Words for Rock

Rock Adjective Synonyms: crag, tor, escarpment, scarp, outcrop, outcropping
Rock Noun Synonyms: stone, boulder
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Other Words for Salt

Salt Adjective Synonyms: (Attic) wit, Attic salt, dry humour, sarcasm
Salt Verb Synonyms: pickled, kippered, marinated, soused, corned, cured
Salt Noun Synonyms: common or table salt, sodium chloride, sea salt, rock-salt
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Chemical Sedimentary Rock

Science / Geology / Chemical Sedimentary Rock: A rock that forms from the precipitation of mineral material from solution. Examples are chert and rock salt. MORE

Rockpile

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Rocketsonde

Science / Weather / Rocketsonde: A type of radiosonde that is shot into the atmosphere by a rocket, allowing it to collect data during its parachute descent from a higher position in the atmosphere than a balloon could reach. MORE

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