Salt-pan definition

A man-made pond where salty water is evaporated to concentrate it during the making of salt.
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A small lake of brackish water occupying such a depression.
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A flat expanse of ground naturally covered with salt and other minerals; this is the accumulation of salts and minerals as water, unable to drain into the ground, evaporates.
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An undrained shallow depression in which water accumulates, evaporates, and deposits salt.
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A small lake of brackish water occupying such a depression.
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A small, undrained, shallow depression in which water accumulates, evaporates, and deposits salt.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
salt-pan
Plural:
salt-pans