Salinity
Salinity Sa*lin"i*ty, n. Salineness. --Carpenter. [1913 Webster]

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  • salinity — 1650s; see SALINE (Cf. saline) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • salinity — /səˈlɪnəti/ (say suh linuhtee) noun 1. the presence of soluble salts in soil or water. 2. a level of salt rising from the substratum to the surface of the earth which turns surface fresh water into brackish water and reduces the value of the soil …   Australian English dictionary

  • salinity — a measure of salts dissolved in a solution; the sea is 3.5% (35 parts of salts by weight per thousand parts of water, or 35,000 p.p.m.). Fresh water is 35,000 p.p.m. and is water saturated or nearly so with salt. Inland waters are 0.5 2.0 or less …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • salinity — vandens druskingumas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Rodiklis, kuriuo apibūdinamas vandenyje ištirpusių druskų kiekis (matuojamas promilėmis ‰). Pasaulinio vandenyno vidutinis druskingumas siekia 35 ‰. Jį lemia valgomoji… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • salinity — saline ► ADJECTIVE 1) containing or impregnated with salt. 2) chiefly Medicine (of a solution) containing sodium chloride and/or other salts, especially in the same concentration as in the body. ► NOUN ▪ a saline solution. DERIVATIVES salinity… …   English terms dictionary

  • salinity — noun see saline I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salinity — See saline. * * * …   Universalium

  • salinity — noun a) The quality of being saline. b) The concentration of salt in a solution. Syn: salineness, saltiness …   Wiktionary

  • salinity —   amount of salt in solution …   Geography glossary

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