the fuzzy larva of a moth, Estigmene acrea, of North America, destructive to various crops.
noun 1. a mine from which salt is excavated. 2. Usually, salt mines. a place of habitual confinement and drudgery: After two weeks of vacation it will be back to the salt mines for the staff.
noun 1. the state or quality of being salt or salty.
noun 1. a city in NW Uruguay, on the Uruguay River. noun 1. a port in NW Uruguay, on the Uruguay River. It is Uruguay’s second largest city. Pop: 105 000 (2005 est)
noun 1. sodium ammonium phosphate. sodium ammonium phosphate noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, odorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, NaNH 4 HPO 4 ⋅4H 2 O, originally obtained from human urine: used as a blowpipe flux in testing metallic oxides.