salinity

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sa·line

 (sā′lēn′, -līn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or containing salt; salty.
2. Of or relating to chemical salts.
n.
1. A salt of magnesium or of the alkalis, used in medicine as a cathartic.
2. A saline solution, especially one that is isotonic with blood and is used in medicine and surgery.

[Latin salīnus, from sāl, salt; see sal- in Indo-European roots.]

sa·lin′i·ty (sə-lĭn′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salinity - the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation - the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
2.salinity - the relative proportion of salt in a solution
saltiness - the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
Translations

salinity

[səˈlɪnɪtɪ] Nsalinidad f

salinity

[səˈlɪnəti] nsalinité f

salinity

nSalzigkeit f; (= content)Salzgehalt m