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salt·wa·ter

or salt-wa·ter  (sôlt′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
adj.
1. Relating to, consisting of, or containing salt water: a saltwater solution.
2. Inhabiting or occurring in seawater or salt water: saltwater mussels.
3. Done or used in salt water: saltwater fishing.

saltwater

(ˈsɔːltˌwɔːtə)
adj
of, relating to, or inhabiting salt water, esp the sea: saltwater fishes.

salt′ wa′ter


n.
1. water containing a large amount of salt.
2. seawater.
[before 1000]

salt•wa•ter

(ˈsɔltˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to salt water.
2. inhabiting salt water: a saltwater fish.
[1520–30]

salt·wa·ter

(sôlt′wô′tər)
Consisting of or living in salty water, especially seawater: saltwater fish.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saltwater - water containing saltssaltwater - 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
fresh water, freshwater - water that is not salty
Translations
mořský
saltvands-
suolaisen veden
morski
塩水の
소금물의
saltvatten
เกี่ยวกับน้ำเค็ม
nước mặn

saltwater

[ˈsɔːltˌwɔːtəʳ] ADJ [fish etc] → de agua salada

saltwater

[ˈsɔːltwɔːtər] adj [fish] → de mer, d'eau de mersalt water neau f salée

saltwater

[ˈsɔːltˌwɔːtəʳ] adj (fish) → di mare

saltwater

مَاءٌ مِلْحِيّ mořský saltvands- Salzwasser θαλασσινός salobre suolaisen veden eau salée morski di acqua salata 塩水の 소금물의 zoutwater- saltvanns słonowodny água salgada морской saltvatten เกี่ยวกับน้ำเค็ม tuzlu su nước mặn 咸水的