Definition of Salinity

1. Noun. The taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth.




2. Noun. The relative proportion of salt in a solution.
Exact synonyms: Brininess
Generic synonyms: Saltiness
Derivative terms: Briny, Saline

Definition of Salinity

1. n. Salineness.

Definition of Salinity

1. Noun. The quality of being saline. ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) The concentration of salt in a solution. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salinity

1. a concentration of salt [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salinity

saline evaporites
saline solution
saline water
salinely
salineness
salines
saliniferous
salinification
saliniform
saliniketal
salinise
salinised
salinises
salinising
salinities
salinity (current term)
salinization
salinizations
salinize
salinized
salinizes
salinizing
salinometer
salinometers
salinomycin
salinon
salinosporamide
salinosporamides
salinous
saliotite

Literary usage of Salinity

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"For the quantitative determination of the salinity an obvious, easy, ... Of the arithmetical relation between salinity on the one hand and S and < on the ..."

2. The Face of the Earth: (Das Antlitz Der Erde) by Eduard Suess (1906)
"salinity within tlie Skager Rack. When, in 1807, Leopold von Buch ... salinity is the most important element in determining the density of the water. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The alkalinity of North Atlantic water of 35 per mille salinity is 26-86 cc. per litre, corresponding to a total amount of carbonic acid of 49-07 cc. ..."

4. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"Since variations in the salinity of water are being constantly produced, motion due to inequalities of density resulting from inequalities of salinity, ..."

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