Definition of Saltness

1. n. The quality or state of being salt, or state of being salt, or impregnated with salt; salt taste; as, the saltness of sea water.



Definition of Saltness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being salt. ¹

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Definition of Saltness

1. the state of being salty [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltness

saltirewise
saltish
saltle
saltless
saltlick
saltlicks
saltlike
saltly
saltmaker
saltmakers
saltmaking
saltmarsh
saltmarshes
saltmouth
saltmouths
saltness (current term)
saltnesses
salto
salto mortale
saltoed
saltoing
saltopus
saltopuses
saltos
saltpan
saltpans
saltpeter
saltpeter paper
saltpeters
saltpetre

Literary usage of Saltness

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1. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1824)
"In this gulf, the xtv. saltness of the sea is in general greater towards the winter, ' and less towards the summer solstice, which unquestionably arises not ..."

2. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"Whence the sea has derived that peculiar bitterish saltness which we find in it, appears by Aristotle to have exercised the curiosity of naturalists in all ..."

3. The Bottom of the Sea by Léon Sonrel (1875)
"Variations in the saltness of Sea-water. Water is so much the more heavy as it is ... It is not surprising, therefore, that the saltness of the sea should ..."

4. The Bottom of the Sea by Léon Sonrel (1872)
"Variations in Ihe saltness of Scii- Water is so much the more heavy as it ... Rain and evaporation cause the saltness of the superficial waters of the sea ..."

5. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"As to the rock salt found in mines, I conceive that, instead of communicating its saltness to the sea, it is itself drawn from the sea, and that of course ..."

6. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks (1840)
"On the saltness of Sea-Water. London, 7 May, 1760. IT has, indeed, as you observe, been the opinion of some very great naturalists, that the sea is salt ..."

7. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin (1844)
"On the saltness of Sea-Water. London, 7 Ma^r, 1760. IT has, indeed, as you observe, been the opinion of some very great naturalists, that the sea is salt ..."

8. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1824)
"In this gulf, the xtv. saltness of the sea is in general greater towards the winter, ' and less towards the summer solstice, which unquestionably arises not ..."

9. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"Whence the sea has derived that peculiar bitterish saltness which we find in it, appears by Aristotle to have exercised the curiosity of naturalists in all ..."

10. The Bottom of the Sea by Léon Sonrel (1875)
"Variations in the saltness of Sea-water. Water is so much the more heavy as it is ... It is not surprising, therefore, that the saltness of the sea should ..."

11. The Bottom of the Sea by Léon Sonrel (1872)
"Variations in Ihe saltness of Scii- Water is so much the more heavy as it ... Rain and evaporation cause the saltness of the superficial waters of the sea ..."

12. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"As to the rock salt found in mines, I conceive that, instead of communicating its saltness to the sea, it is itself drawn from the sea, and that of course ..."

13. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks (1840)
"On the saltness of Sea-Water. London, 7 May, 1760. IT has, indeed, as you observe, been the opinion of some very great naturalists, that the sea is salt ..."

14. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin (1844)
"On the saltness of Sea-Water. London, 7 Ma^r, 1760. IT has, indeed, as you observe, been the opinion of some very great naturalists, that the sea is salt ..."

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