HyperDic: brine

English > 3 senses of the word brine:
NOUNsubstancebrine, seawater, saltwaterwater containing salts
foodbrinea strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
VERBchangebrinesoak in brine
brine > pronunciation
Soundsbray'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > brine: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningwater containing salts.
Synonymsseawater, saltwater
Narrowerred tideseawater that is discolored by large numbers of certain dinoflagellates that produce saxitoxin
Broaderwater, H2Obinary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid / liquid
Oppositefresh water, freshwaterwater that is not salty
Substancesbromine, Br, atomic number 35A nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens
calcium chlorideA deliquescent salt
evaporiteThe sediment that is left after the evaporation of seawater
iodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53A nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
potassium, K, atomic number 19A light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group
sodium, Na, atomic number 11A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group
sodium chloride, common saltA white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
Spanishagua de mar, agua salada, salmuera
Catalanaigua de mar, salmorra
Adjectivesbrinyslightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
Verbsbrinesoak in brine
English > brine: 3 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA strong solution of salt and water used for pickling.
BroadersolutionA homogeneous mixture of two or more substances
Spanishsalmuera
Catalansalmorra
Adjectivesbrinyslightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
Verbsbrinesoak in brine
English > brine: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningsoak in brine.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderdrench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souseCover with liquid / liquid
Spanishbañar en salmuera, conservar en salmuera, salar
Catalansalmorrar
Nounsbrinea strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
brinewater containing salts

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