See briny.

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  • Brininess — Brin i*ness, n. The state or quality of being briny; saltness; brinishness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brininess — noun see briny …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brininess — noun The characteristic of being briny …   Wiktionary

  • brininess — n. saltiness, salinity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brininess — brin·i·ness …   English syllables

  • brininess — noun the relative proportion of salt in a solution • Syn: ↑salinity • Derivationally related forms: ↑saline (for: ↑salinity), ↑briny • Hypernyms: ↑saltiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • salinity — noun 1. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth • Syn: ↑salt, ↑saltiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑salty (for: ↑saltiness), ↑salty (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • briny — adjective (brinier; est) Date: 1581 of, relating to, or resembling brine or the sea ; salty • brininess noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • briny — briny1 brininess, n. /bruy nee/, adj., brinier, briniest. of or like brine; salty: a briny taste. [1600 10; BRINE + Y1] briny2 /bruy nee/, n. ocean. [1825 35; BRINE + Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • salt — Synonyms and related words: AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Attic, Atticism, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Neptune, OD, Poseidon, Tabasco, Varuna, Worcestershire sauce, able seaman, able bodied seaman, accumulate, adulterate, aftertaste, agile wit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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