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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sal /ˈsæl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sal n.  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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sal n.  Chem. & Pharm. Salt.
 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 So called because originally made from the soot from camel's dung at the temple of Jupiter Ammon in Africa.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.