9 letter word starting with sal

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
salacious noun Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous.
salangana noun The salagane.
salarying present participle & vb. noun of Salary
salebrous adjective Rough; rugged.
saleratus noun Aerated salt; a white crystalline substance having an alkaline taste and reaction, consisting of sodium bicarbonate (see under Sodium.) It is largely used in cooking, with sour milk (lactic acid) or cream of tartar as a substitute for yeast. It is also an ingredient of most baking powders, and is used in the preparation of effervescing drinks.
saliaunce adjective Salience; onslaught.
salicylal noun A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, HO.C6H4.CHO, found in the flowers of meadow sweet (Spiraea), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure. Called also salicylol, salicylic aldehyde, and formerly salicylous, / spiroylous, acid.
salicylic adjective Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid formerly obtained by fusing salicin with potassium hydroxide, and now made in large quantities from phenol (carbolic acid) by the action of carbon dioxide on heated sodium phenolate. It is a white crystalline substance. It is used as an antiseptic, and in its salts in the treatment of rheumatism. Called also hydroxybenzoic acid.
salicylol noun Same as Salicylal.
saliently adverb In a salient manner.
salifying present participle & vb. noun of Salify
saligenin noun A phenol alcohol obtained, by the decomposition of salicin, as a white crystalline substance; — called also hydroxy-benzyl alcohol.
salimeter noun An instrument for measuring the amount of salt present in any given solution.
salimetry noun The art or process of measuring the amount of salt in a substance.
saliretin noun A yellow amorphous resinoid substance obtained by the action of dilute acids on saligenin.
salivated imp. & past participle of Salivate
salleting noun Salad.
salliance noun Salience.
sallowish adjective Somewhat sallow.
salmonoid adjective Like, or pertaining to, the Salmonidae, a family of fishes including the trout and salmon., Any fish of the family Salmonidae.
salometer noun See Salimeter.
saltation noun A leaping or jumping., Beating or palpitation; as, the saltation of the great artery., An abrupt and marked variation in the condition or appearance of a species; a sudden modification which may give rise to new races.
saltatory adjective Leaping or dancing; having the power of, or used in, leaping or dancing.
saltmouth noun A wide-mouthed bottle with glass stopper for holding chemicals, especially crystallized salts.
saltpeter noun Alt. of Saltpetre
saltpetre noun Potassium nitrate; niter; a white crystalline substance, KNO3, having a cooling saline taste, obtained by leaching from certain soils in which it is produced by the process of nitrification (see Nitrification, 2). It is a strong oxidizer, is the chief constituent of gunpowder, and is also used as an antiseptic in curing meat, and in medicine as a diuretic, diaphoretic, and refrigerant.
salubrity noun The quality of being salubrious; favorableness to the preservation of health; salubriousness; wholesomeness; healthfulness; as, the salubrity of the air, of a country, or a climate.
salvation noun The act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity., The redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness., Saving power; that which saves.
salvatory noun A place where things are preserved; a repository.