HyperDic: briny

English > 2 senses of the word briny:
ADJECTIVEallbriny, brackishslightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
NOUNobjectbriny, mainany very large body of (salt) water
English > briny: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningslightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water).
Example "the briny deep"
Synonymbrackish
BroadersaltyContaining or filled with salt
Spanishsalado, salobre
Nounsbrinea strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
brinewater containing salts
brininessthe relative proportion of salt in a solution
brinyany very large body of (salt) water
English > briny: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAny very large body of (salt) water.
Synonymmain
Part ofhydrosphereThe watery layer of the earth's surface
Partshigh sea, international watersThe open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation
offingThe part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area
territorial watersThe waters surrounding a nation and its territories over which that nation exercises sovereign jurisdiction
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Adjectivesbrinyslightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)

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