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salty dog

A sailor, especially a man, who is older and/or has had a lot of experience on the seas. The bar was packed with old salty dogs who'd travelled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
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salty

slang Annoyed. Of course I'm salty—you made fun of me in front of all our friends! Why is she so salty? I told her I was going to be home late!

salty

n. expensive; [of a price] falsely bid up. That price is a little salty. Is that the best you can do?
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As for the topping sugar, cinnamon, and raisins, they completed the balance of sweetness against the saltiness of chicken and couscous.
com) share the same saltiness but with deep, savoury fruit, toasty nuances and a nice nuttiness adding to its saline charm.
The attributes meat flavor, salt and fat are similar to the control treatment, while the spices' flavor attribute is close to the treatments with 25 and 50% sodium reduction (F25 and F50); texture tenderness, appearance color and brightness are close to the F50 treatment, while aroma spices, aroma meat and texture juiciness are found in the same quadrant as treatment F25, inversely related to the attributes of flavor meat and saltiness (Figure 1).
Consumer panels rated the saltiness intensity for each product and their liking for the four-layer products only.
The dozen housewives who gathered in a Rome hotel recently took their work terribly seriously - rating plates of pasta for chewiness, saltiness, gumminess or done-ness.
To overcome that, scientists are trying to use the changing saltiness of the ocean's surface as a kind of rain gauge.
and taste the sweat on her neck, her inchoate saltiness,
His current projects include a study that will measure the ocean's saltiness from hundreds of miles above Earth using NASA's Aquarius satellite.
Very fresh with attractive gooseberry fruit and good acidity, it balances the saltiness of the fish and gets better with every sip.
Fine crystals of sea salt deliver savory peaks of saltiness, while slow-roasted almonds add a familiar nutty texture, creating a harmony of contrasting, yet complementary, flavors.
We crave the tang, the smoke and the saltiness that various methods of curing impart.
can be a mishmash of ages, sizes, stages, degrees of saltiness, and types .
NASA launched a satellite featuring an brand-new instrument which will be able to measure the saltiness of Earth's oceans.
Summary: An international mission will chart the saltiness of the ocean -- from outer space.
Mushrooms are rich in umami (the fifth taste known for its savory, brothy, rich or meaty taste sensation), which counterbalances saltiness and allows for less salt to be used in a dish without compromising taste.