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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.

saline

(ˈseɪlaɪn)
adj
1. (Chemistry) of, concerned with, consisting of, or containing common salt: a saline taste.
2. (Medicine) med of or relating to a saline
3. (Chemistry) of, concerned with, consisting of, or containing any chemical salt, esp a metallic salt resembling sodium chloride
n
(Medicine) med an isotonic solution of sodium chloride in distilled water
[C15: from Late Latin salīnus, from Latin sal salt]
salinity n

sa•line

(ˈseɪ lin, -laɪn)
adj.
1. of, containing, or tasting of common salt; salty: saline soil; a saline solution.
2. of or pertaining to a chemical salt, esp. of sodium, potassium, or magnesium, used as a cathartic.
n.
3. a saline solution.
[1400–50; Middle English: composed of salt < Latin salīnus salty =sal-, s. of sāl salt + -īnus -ine1]
sa•lin•i•ty (səˈlɪn ɪ ti) n.

sa·line

(sā′lēn′)
Relating to or containing salt; salty.

salinity (sə-lĭn′ĭ-tē) noun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saline - an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled watersaline - an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
isosmotic solution, isotonic solution - a solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood
Adj.1.saline - containing salt; "a saline substance "; "salty tears"
salty - containing or filled with salt; "salt water"
Translations

saline

[ˈseɪlaɪn] ADJsalino
saline dripgota-a-gota m salino

saline

[ˈseɪlaɪn] adj [solution] → salin(e)

saline

adjsalzig

saline

:
saline drip
n (Med: = device) → Infusionsapparat mor Tropf m (inf)mit Kochsalzlösung; (= liquid)Kochsalzlösung f
saline solution
nSalzlösung f

saline

[ˈseɪlaɪn] adjsalino/a

sa·line

a. salino-a;
___ catharticpurgante ___;
___ solutionsolución ___, agua destilada con sal.

saline

adj salino
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SELECTEX is able to pick out from high saline waters one or two or three cations like Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Strontium or Barium as neutral salts, to meet the process specification, while the other ones are left in the treated water.
AquaOmnes removes salts from saline water by liquid-liquid extraction whatever the salinity without being limited by any scaling barrier.
21] Rajesh K, Bajwa MS, Salt balance in soil and plant growth as affected by conjunctive use of different saline waters and good quality canal water".
Suitable management of saline water and choice of salt-tolerant genotypes would lessen harmful effects of salts on soil characteristics and crop yield [9].
Many experiments have demonstrated that application of saline waters only during salt tolerant growth stage reduces considerably the effect of salinity on plants (PORTO FILHO et al.
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The Model 2100A meets the EPA's Method 9060 which lists procedures required to determine the concentration of organic carbon in ground water, surface and saline waters, and domestic and industrial wastes.
in stem were higher when saline waters were used continuously (T2 and T5) and when high salinity water was used in the initial phase of the crop cycle (T7), while no differences were verified among the treatments with cyclic use and treatment of low salinity water (T1).