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adj. brin·i·er, brin·i·est
Of, relating to, or resembling brine; salty.
n. Chiefly British
The sea. Used with the.

brin′i·ness n.
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Noun1.brininess - the relative proportion of salt in a solution
saltiness - the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
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