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SALINITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does salinity mean? 

SALINITY (noun)
  The noun SALINITY has 2 senses:

1. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
2. the relative proportion of salt in a solution

  Familiarity information: SALINITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SALINITY (noun)


Sense 1salinity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

salinity; saltiness; salt

Hypernyms ("salinity" is a kind of...):

gustatory perception; gustatory sensation; taste; taste perception; taste sensation (the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus)


Sense 2salinity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The relative proportion of salt in a solution

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

brininess; salinity

Hypernyms ("salinity" is a kind of...):

saltiness (the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution))


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