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Definition of Salinity

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quality of containing salt; similarity to salt; saltiness
Salinity Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
Salineness.
  
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salinity
\sa*lin"i*ty\ (?), n. salineness. arpenter.
salinity
n
1. the taste experience when salt is taken into the mouth [syn: salt, saltiness]


2. the relative proportion of salt in a solution [syn: brininess]



WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the taste experience when salt is taken into the mouth
(synonym) salt, saltiness
(hypernym) taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception
2. the relative proportion of salt in a solution
(synonym) brininess
(hypernym) saltiness
Salinity Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Marine Biology
Number of grams of dissolved salts in 1,000 g of seawater
WEATHER&METEOROLOGY
A measure of the quantity of dissolved salts in sea water. The total amount of dissolved solids in sea water in parts per thousand by weight.
Technical English by wpv
A measure of the concentration of dissolved mineral substances in water.
Fishery Glossary
The relative concentration of salts, usually sodium chloride, in a given soil or water. Choudhury and Jansen (1997)
FAO
Salinity Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Salinity is the saltiness or dissolved salt content (such as sodium chloride, magnesium and calcium sulfates, and bicarbonates) of a body of water or in soil.

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Salinity Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Scuba Diving
Salinity is the amount of salt dissolved in what measured in parts per thousand.
Salinity Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Terms of Environment
The percentage of salt in water.
Provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
 1)The relative concentration of dissolved salts, usually sodium chloride, in a given water.. 2) A measure of the concentration of dissolved mineral substances in water.
Salinity Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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