a finely ground table salt without additives, used for curing and pickling; also called canning salt
The fine grain of pickling salt is very important, because it makes the salt easier to dissolve.
- Pickling spice
noun an herb and spice blend used in the solution to pickle foods, generally allspice, red chile flakes, bay leaves, peppercorns, mustard seeds, cardamom seeds, coriander seeds, cloves, celery seed, dill seed, garlic, mace, and ginger Examples Here is a great way to make your own pickling spice for all those tasty pickles. Word Origin […]
[pik-lok] /ˈpɪkˌlɒk/ noun 1. a person who , , especially a burglar. 2. a thief. 3. an instrument for , ; , . /ˈpɪkˌlɒk/ noun 1. a person who picks locks, esp one who gains unlawful access to premises by this means 2. an instrument for picking locks n. 1550s, from pick (v.) + lock […]
[pik-mee-uhp] /ˈpɪk miˌʌp/ noun, Informal. 1. an alcoholic drink taken to restore one’s energy or good spirits. 2. any restorative, as a snack or coffee. noun 1. (informal) a tonic or restorative, esp a special drink taken as a stimulant noun
[pik-awf, -of] /ˈpɪkˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun 1. Baseball. a play in which a base runner, caught off base, is tagged out by an infielder on a quick throw, usually from the pitcher or catcher. 2. Electronics. a mechanism that senses mechanical motion and produces a corresponding electric signal.