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 (sē′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
The salt water in or coming from the sea or ocean.


water from the sea


(ˈsiˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

the salt water in or from the sea.
[before 1000]
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Noun1.seawater - water containing saltsseawater - 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
References in classic literature ?
It should be observed that scarcely any means of transport would carry seeds for very great distances; for seeds do not retain their vitality when exposed for a great length of time to the action of seawater; nor could they be long carried in the crops or intestines of birds.
[USA], Aug 14 (ANI): Researchers studied how sunscreens release different compounds, such as trace metals and inorganic nutrients into Mediterranean seawater, with unknown effects on marine ecology.
From April 5 to 10, 2019, the reported deaths were in San Antonio, Zambales (seawater); Bagac, Bataan (seawater); Norzagaray, Bulacan (river); Rodriguez, Rizal (swimming pool); Claveria, Misamis Oriental (Waterfalls); Binan City, Laguna (River); Cantilan, Surigao del Sur (seawater).
'Not only Vendar Village, two other villages went under seawater compelled many people like us to be displaced," Mosharraf said, adding their sufferings have increased manifold due to extreme weather events like tidal surge and cyclone every year since they live in very close to the sea.
"Sooner or later, we're getting to the point where we need more than what we have now," said Jim Lee, an economics professor at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi who is advising the Port of Corpus Christi on a controversial proposal to build a seawater desalination plant.
The results of a study on microplastics in water in Taiwan found that 44 percent of tap water had plastic specks, while seawater was also found to be heavily polluted with microplastics, announced the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday.
Quartz solubility in distilled water is higher than seawater and the rate of quartz dissolution controlled the process, not solubility.
ISLAMABAD -- Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms Thursday held an international conference on seawater desalination here to discuss ways and means to utilize the seawater in agriculture and human use purposes and other water treatment related issues.
Saudi Arabia has commissioned Hitachi and Toray Industries to implement the 'Demonstration Project for an Energy Saving Seawater Reverse Osmosis (RO) System' in the Kingdom.
Tribune News Network Doha The Center for Advanced Materials at University of Qatar (CAM-QU) is working on the standardisation of water treatment and seawater desalination in Qatar in order to develop general standards for drinking water across the region and help address the drinking water challenges, said CAM-QU Director Dr Nasser al Nuaimi.
(TSE: 3402) today announced that they have been commissioned to implement the "Demonstration Project for an Energy Saving Seawater Reverse Osmosis(RO) System in the actual scale in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" within the framework of "International Project for Increasing the Efficient Use of Energy and System Demonstration Project" by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).