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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The relative proportion of salt in a solution; The taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth.

Usage examples (38)
  • Blood is like seawater in salinity, perhaps like microscopic soup in makeup.
  • Soil salinity is rising on irrigated land which accounts for some 40 per cent of the world's food crops.
  • Further, some types are also adapted to salinity, which is often a problem in semiarid lands.
  • As a result, it stores and exports less freshwater and the salt concentration (also referred to as salinity) of the Arctic Ocean declines. for more
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