salinity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n salinity the relative proportion of salt in a solution
    • n salinity the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Salinity Salineness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n salinity Saline or salty character or quality; degree of saltiness; salineness.
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Usage

In literature:

The residue is of a brown color, and has a saline, bitter taste.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884" by Various
Saline or Mineral Foods.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
This was a blow to Sturt, who had hoped to find it free from salinity.
"The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work" by Ernest Favenc
Hadrianus Aug. (II), Claudius Fuseus Salinator.
"Dio's Rome, Volume V., Books 61-76 (A.D. 54-211)" by Cassius Dio
The water was intensely saline.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
I member we forded Saline River.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Saline Lake in India, 13.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
The wind soon came fresh off the ocean, charged with the saline dampness of the element.
"The Red Rover" by James Fenimore Cooper
We moved to Saline County directly after peace was declared.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
This saline matter is also obtained from the food.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
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In poetry:

But fancy cannot give with equal ease
All sober certainty might have,
The scent salubrious, nor the balmy breeze,
Fresh from the saline bosom of the wave.
"Weymouth" by Charlotte Dacre

In news:

2012 Saline County Fair PeeWee Hog Show.
The Saline County Fair PeeWee Hog Show featured three classes of exhibitors, ranging in age from 2 to 8 years old.
The remaining blood – along with some saline – is returned back into the donor.
The Grand Saline teenager reported missing nearly a month ago has been found.
One killed in crash at Saline County rest area .
Authorities were called to the scene of a fatal accident at a rest area along I-70, just west of the Saline/Dickinson county line.
Salin Bank will install NCR's APTRA Interactive Tellers at its branch locations, allowing customers to interact with live tellers after branch hours.
The jellyfish population has been affected by pollution, rising water temperatures, drought and water salinity.
Saline County has a new pediatrician serving southeastern Illinois starting today.
Paul Tull , the former owner and editor of The Saline Reporter, gave Wayne Clements his first job in 1948.
The Trojans were averaging 45 points a game and had not been held under 34 before shooting themselves in the foot last week during a 20-13 loss to Saline.
No active alerts for Saline County, Kansas.
Dow, Saudi Saline Water Conversion Sign Research Agreement.
As the college football season begins and Wabash Valley adult softball action starts to wind down, those interested in a dose of "old school" softball should travel to Saline City this weekend.
Saline Injections in Your Forehead So It Looks Like There's a Mini-Bagel Under Your Skin.
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In science:

NaCl [mol L−1 ] Fig. 1: First-order and critical transition temperatures for pentane and hexane, respectively, on brine as a function of salinity.
Transition temperatures and contact angles in the sequential-wetting scenario of n-alkanes on (salt) water
The oceanic dynamics is described by the Navier-Stokes equation in vorticity form and the transport equations for heat and salinity.
Stochastic Dynamics of a Coupled Atmosphere--Ocean Model
We consider a two-dimensional thermohaline ocean circulation model in the latitude-depth (meridional) plane, in terms of the stochastic Navier-Stokes fluid equations (vorticity form) and the transport equations for heat and salinity, together with air-sea flux or Neumann boundary conditions.
Dynamics of the Thermohaline Circulation Under Uncertainty
Presumably, the noise also affects the transport of heat and salinity to some extent, but we will ignore this effect.
Dynamics of the Thermohaline Circulation Under Uncertainty
The boundary conditions for temperature and salinity are Neumann type.
Dynamics of the Thermohaline Circulation Under Uncertainty
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