chlorinity
noun Date: circa 1931 a measure of the concentration of halides in one kilogram of seawater

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  • chlorinity — chloringumas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Dujinio chloro ir jo junginių kiekis, reikalingas geriamajam vandeniui nuo mikroorganizmų ir organinių medžiagų išvalyti. atitikmenys: angl. chlorinity vok. Chloridgehalt, m rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chlorinity — the total amount in grams of chlorine, bromine, and iodine contained in one kilogramme of seawater, assuming the bromine and iodine to be replaced by chlorine. Salinity in parts per thousand (‰) 1.80655 x Cl (‰). Abbreviated as Cl …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • chlorinity — /klaw rin i tee, kloh /, n. the quality, state, or degree of being chlorinous. [1930 35; CHLORINE + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • chlorinity — noun A quantitative measure of the amount of chlorine and other halides in water, especially in seawater See Also: chlorosity …   Wiktionary

  • chlorinity — chlo·rin·i·ty …   English syllables

  • chlorinity — chlo•rin•i•ty [[t]klɔˈrɪn ɪ ti, kloʊ [/t]] n. chem. oce the degree of chlorine or other halides present in seawater • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • chlorinity — noun a measure of the quantity of chlorine or other halides in water (especially seawater) • Hypernyms: ↑definite quantity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cl — chlorinity, the total amount in grams of chlorine, bromine, and iodine contained in one kilogramme of seawater, assuming the bromine and iodine to be replaced by chlorine. Salinity in parts per thousand (‰) 1.80655 x Cl (‰) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • undersea exploration — Introduction       the investigation and description of the ocean waters and the seafloor and of the Earth beneath. Primary objectives and accomplishments       Included in the scope of undersea exploration are the physical and chemical… …   Universalium

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