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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
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The fracturing fluid incompatibility and flow assurance issues of seawater has prevented Aramco from using it as an alternative to fresh, low so-called toal dissolved solids (TDS) groundwater currently being used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
HYDERABAD -- Speakers at a dialogue called upon the the government to release the required amount of water to the downstream and deltaic areas for resisting intrusion of seawater which has already affected thousands of acres of land in Badin and Thatta district.
The State Oceanic Administration said major measurement of seawater composition did not show any anomaly compared with historical records.
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Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi will be home to a research and development centre where seawater will be used to grow fish, shrimp besides halophyte plants to obtain feedstock to make biofuel and bio-chemicals.
This is a drought-proof water insurance policy for Texas at a time when it needs it most," said Stefan Schuster, the water resources strategy lead for MWH, a company hired by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority to analyze the feasibility of seawater desalination.
AMPAC USA has completed the manufacture and commissioning of a large Mobile Seawater Desalination Watermaker for the Red Cross Society in the drought affected areas of Colombia.
Laboratory experiments in which oyster larvae were raised in seawater containing high levels of acidity (hydrogen), levels that are predicted to occur during this century, show the oysters experienced a significant decrease in both shell growth and in the calcium content of their shells.
Engineering consultancy Parsons has won a contract to carry out front-end engineering designs (FEED) for a system to supply treated seawater to state-owned South Oil Company in Iraq.
RCJY chairman signs a seawater cooling system for Ras Al-Khair.
Washington, Jan 16 ( ANI ): Researchers have managed for the first time to determine the isotope composition of the rare trace elements Hafnium and Neodymium in 2,700 million year-old seawater by using high purity chemical sediments from Temagami Banded Iron Formation (Canada) as an archive.
The white matte label film PO Laser (grade 801) likewise offers seawater resistance now, in combination with either dispersion adhesive 64Z or UV acrylate adhesive 64B.