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 Dictionary entry overview: What does salinity mean? 

  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 


Sense 1salinity [BACK TO TOP]


The taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


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]


The relative proportion of salt in a solution

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


brininess; salinity

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

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

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