What exactly is a salt? (GCSE Chemistry)

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I know that bases are chemicals which can neutralise acids and produce a salt - but what exactly makes a salt a salt?

Are they like just any ionic compound in a solid form? Or is it just anything made from the neutralisation of an acid and alkali
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(Original post by damnit1)
I know that bases are chemicals which can neutralise acids and produce a salt - but what exactly makes a salt a salt?

Are they like just any ionic compound in a solid form? Or is it just anything made from the neutralisation of an acid and alkali
Ionic compound
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Moved to chemistry.
Yeah pretty much, it's an ionic compound formed from an acid and base (alkalis are just soluble bases)
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