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brine

 (brīn)
n.
1. Water saturated with or containing large amounts of a salt, especially sodium chloride.
2.
a. The water of a sea or an ocean.
b. A large body of salt water.
3. Salt water used for preserving and pickling foods.
tr.v. brined, brin·ing, brines
To immerse, preserve, or pickle in salt water.

[Middle English, from Old English brīne.]

brin′er n.

brine

(braɪn)
n
1. (Cookery) a strong solution of salt and water, used for salting and pickling meats, etc
2. (Physical Geography) the sea or its water
3. (Elements & Compounds) chem
a. a concentrated solution of sodium chloride in water
b. any solution of a salt in water: a potassium chloride brine.
vb
4. (tr) to soak in or treat with brine
[Old English brīne; related to Middle Dutch brīne, Old Slavonic bridŭ bitter, Sanskrit bibhrāya burnt]
ˈbrinish adj

brine

(braɪn)

n., v. brined, brin•ing. n.
1. water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt.
2. a salt and water solution for pickling.
3. the sea or ocean.
4. the water of the sea.
5. any saline solution.
v.t.
6. to treat with or steep in brine.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English brȳne; c. Middle Dutch brīne]
brine′less, adj.
brin′er, n.
brin′ish, adj.

brine


Past participle: brined
Gerund: brining

Imperative
brine
brine
Present
I brine
you brine
he/she/it brines
we brine
you brine
they brine
Preterite
I brined
you brined
he/she/it brined
we brined
you brined
they brined
Present Continuous
I am brining
you are brining
he/she/it is brining
we are brining
you are brining
they are brining
Present Perfect
I have brined
you have brined
he/she/it has brined
we have brined
you have brined
they have brined
Past Continuous
I was brining
you were brining
he/she/it was brining
we were brining
you were brining
they were brining
Past Perfect
I had brined
you had brined
he/she/it had brined
we had brined
you had brined
they had brined
Future
I will brine
you will brine
he/she/it will brine
we will brine
you will brine
they will brine
Future Perfect
I will have brined
you will have brined
he/she/it will have brined
we will have brined
you will have brined
they will have brined
Future Continuous
I will be brining
you will be brining
he/she/it will be brining
we will be brining
you will be brining
they will be brining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brining
you have been brining
he/she/it has been brining
we have been brining
you have been brining
they have been brining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brining
you will have been brining
he/she/it will have been brining
we will have been brining
you will have been brining
they will have been brining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brining
you had been brining
he/she/it had been brining
we had been brining
you had been brining
they had been brining
Conditional
I would brine
you would brine
he/she/it would brine
we would brine
you would brine
they would brine
Past Conditional
I would have brined
you would have brined
he/she/it would have brined
we would have brined
you would have brined
they would have brined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brine - water containing saltsbrine - water containing salts; "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"
atomic number 35, Br, bromine - a nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
atomic number 53, I, iodin, iodine - a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
atomic number 19, potassium, K - a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite
atomic number 11, Na, sodium - a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
common salt, sodium chloride - a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
calcium chloride - a deliquescent salt; used in de-icing and as a drying agent
red tide - seawater that is discolored by large numbers of certain dinoflagellates that produce saxitoxin
evaporite - the sediment that is left after the evaporation of seawater
2.brine - a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Verb1.brine - soak in brine
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
souse, soak, sop, dowse, drench, douse - cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"

brine

noun salt water, saline solution, pickling solution Soak the walnuts in brine for four or five days.
Translations

brine

[braɪn] N (for preserving) → salmuera f (liter) (= sea) → pielago m (liter), mar m or f

brine

[ˈbraɪn] n (= salt water) → eau f salee
(for preserving)saumure f

brine

n
(= salt water)Sole f; (for pickling) → Lake f
(= sea water)Salzwasser nt; (liter: = sea) → See f

brine

[braɪn] n (Culin) → salamoia (liter) (sea water) → mare m
tuna in brine → tonno al naturale

brine

(brain) noun
very salty water. a jar of olives in brine.
ˈbriny adjective
(of water) very salty.
References in classic literature ?
Flamingoes in considerable numbers inhabit this lake, and breed here, throughout Patagonia, in Northern Chile, and at the Galapagos Islands, I met with these birds wherever there were lakes of brine.
He only asked for water --fresh water -- something to wipe the brine off; that done, he put on dry clothes, lighted his pipe, and leaning against the bulwarks, and mildly eyeing those around him, seemed to be saying to himself -- It's a mutual, joint-stock world, in all meridians.
All of them at length succeeded in getting up the ship's side, where they clung dripping with the brine and glowing from the bath, their jet-black tresses streaming over their shoulders, and half enveloping their otherwise naked forms.