salt lake
noun Date: 1763 a landlocked body of water that has become salty through evaporation

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  • Salt Lake — (spr. Sahlt Lehk), 1) so v.w. Great Salt Lake; 2) so v.w. Onondaga; 3) Grafschaft im Territory Utah (Nordamerika), im Osten von den Rocky Mountains, im Westen theilweis vom Großen Salzsee (Great Salt Lake) begrenzt, von den Green u. Bear Rivers… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Salt Lake — (spr. ßaolt lēk), s. Salzsee (der Große) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Salt Lake — (spr. ßahlt lehk), in Utah, s. Salzsee …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Salt-lake — Salt lake, s. Utah …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Salt Lake — Salt Lake, Great …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • salt lake — salt′ lake′ n. gel a body of water having no outlet to the sea and containing in solution a high concentration of salts • Etymology: 1755–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Salt Lake — For a lake containing a high concentration of salt, see salt lake (geography).More specifically, Salt Lake may refer to:Cities, counties, towns etc.* Salt Lake, Hawaii, a neighborhood on the island of Oahu, Hawaii * Salt Lake City, Utah * Salt… …   Wikipedia

  • Salt lake — The salt lake or saline lake is a landlocked body of water which has a concentration of salts (mostly sodium chloride) and other minerals significantly higher than most lakes (often defined as at least 3,000 milligrams of salt per liter). In many …   Wikipedia

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  • salt lake —    A lake containing high salt concentrations and usually not having any outflow [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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