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Definition of SAL

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Sal \Sal\ (s[a^]l), n. [L. See {Salt}.] (Chem. & Pharm.) Salt. [1913 Webster]

     {Sal absinthii} [NL.] (Old Chem.), an impure potassium carbonate obtained from the ashes of wormwood ({Artemisia Absinthium}).

     {Sal acetosellae} [NL.] (Old Chem.), salt of sorrel.

     {Sal alembroth}. (Old Chem.) See {Alembroth}.

     {Sal ammoniac} (Chem.), ammonium chloride, {NH4Cl}, a white crystalline volatile substance having a sharp salty taste, obtained from gas works, from nitrogenous matter, etc. It is largely employed as a source of ammonia, as a reagent, and as an expectorant in bronchitis. So called because originally made from the soot from camel's dung at the temple of Jupiter Ammon in Africa. Called also {muriate of ammonia}.

     {Sal catharticus} [NL.] (Old Med. Chem.), Epsom salts.

     {Sal culinarius} [L.] (Old Chem.), common salt, or sodium chloride.

     {Sal Cyrenaicus}. [NL.] (Old Chem.) See {Sal ammoniac} above.


     {Sal de duobus}, {Sal duplicatum} [NL.] (Old Chem.), potassium sulphate; -- so called because erroneously supposed to be composed of two salts, one acid and one alkaline.

     {Sal diureticus} [NL.] (Old Med. Chem.), potassium acetate.


     {Sal enixum} [NL.] (Old Chem.), acid potassium sulphate.

     {Sal gemmae} [NL.] (Old Min.), common salt occuring native.


     {Sal Jovis} [NL.] (Old Chem.), salt tin, or stannic chloride;
        -- the alchemical name of tin being Jove.

     {Sal Martis} [NL.] (Old Chem.), green vitriol, or ferrous sulphate; -- the alchemical name of iron being Mars.

     {Sal microcosmicum} [NL.] (Old Chem.) See {Microcosmic salt}, under {Microcosmic}.

     {Sal plumbi} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sugar of lead.

     {Sal prunella}. (Old Chem.) See {Prunella salt}, under 1st {Prunella}.

     {Sal Saturni} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sugar of lead, or lead acetate; -- the alchemical name of lead being Saturn.

     {Sal sedativus} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sedative salt, or boric acid.

     {Sal Seignette} [F. seignette, sel de seignette] (Chem.), Rochelle salt.

     {Sal soda} (Chem.), sodium carbonate. See under {Sodium}.

     {Sal vitrioli} [NL.] (Old Chem.), white vitriol; zinc sulphate.

     {Sal volatile}. [NL.]
     (a) (Chem.) See {Sal ammoniac}, above.
     (b) Spirits of ammonia.
         [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Sal \Sal\ (s[add]l), n. [Hind. s[=a]l, Skr. [,c][=a]la.] (Bot.) An East Indian timber tree ({Shorea robusta}), much used for building purposes. It is of a light brown color, close-grained, heavy, and durable. [Written also {saul}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

SAL
         Semware Applications Language (Semware)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

SAL
         Security Access List


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

SAL
         SQL windows Application Language (SQL, Gupta)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

SAL
         Symbolic Assembly Language (assembler)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

SAL
         System Abstraction Layer

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]


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