HyperDic: saline

English > 2 senses of the word saline:
NOUNsubstancesaline, saline solutionan isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
ADJECTIVEallsalinecontaining salt
saline > pronunciation
Soundssahliy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > saline: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContaining salt.
Example"a saline substance "
BroadersaltyContaining or filled with salt
Spanishsalado, salino
Catalansalat, salí
Nounssalinitythe relative proportion of salt in a solution
English > saline: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water.
Synonymsaline solution
Broaderisotonic solution, isosmotic solutionA solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood
Spanishsalina, solución salina, suero fisiológico
Catalansalina
Verbssalinateadd salt to

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