HyperDic: saltwater

English > 1 sense of the word saltwater:
NOUNsubstancesaltwater, seawater, brinewater containing salts
saltwater > pronunciation
Soundssao.ltwaa'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > saltwater: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningwater containing salts.
Example"the water in the ocean is all saltwater"
Synonymsseawater, brine
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

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