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  1. sour saltnoun

    crystals of citric acid used as seasoning

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  1. sour salt

    Citric acid is an organic compound with the chemical formula HOC(CO2H)(CH2CO2H)2. It is a colorless weak organic acid. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits. In biochemistry, it is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms.More than two million tons of citric acid are manufactured every year. It is used widely as an acidifier, as a flavoring, and a chelating agent.A citrate is a derivative of citric acid; that is, the salts, esters, and the polyatomic anion found in solution. An example of the former, a salt is trisodium citrate; an ester is triethyl citrate. When part of a salt, the formula of the citrate anion is written as C6H5O3−7 or C3H5O(COO)3−3.

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  1. sour salt

    Sour salt, also known as citric acid, is a white, crystalline powder derived from tart fruits such as lemons or limes. It is used as a food additive to enhance flavor or preserve ingredients, especially in canning and drying fruits and vegetables. It has a strong, sour taste, hence the common name "sour salt." It's also commonly used in wine making and cheese making.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sour salt in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sour salt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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