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- n. The quality of being saline.
- n. The concentration of salt in a solution.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Salineness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Saline or salty character or quality; degree of saltiness; salineness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
- n. the relative proportion of salt in a solution
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Blood is like seawater in salinity, perhaps like microscopic soup in makeup.
Soil salinity is rising on irrigated land which accounts for some 40 per cent of the world's food crops.
Further, some types are also adapted to salinity, which is often a problem in semiarid lands.
As a result, it stores and exports less freshwater and the salt concentration (also referred to as salinity) of the Arctic Ocean declines.
Physiological barriers to movement such as salinity tolerances or velocity barriers (i.e., currents) will possibly restrict range extensions where physical barriers to migration (e.g., waterfalls, non-connected drainage basins) do not exist.
Parameters such as salinity, temperature and nutrient levels are measured.
Watering patterns that encourage shallow rootedness can lead to other problems such as salinity (section 12.6.2) or roots growing primarily in upper soil layers where temperatures are high, both of which can inhibit growth and kill the plant in severe cases.
Mark nodded in his neoprofessional way, reaching for the terminal and requesting "salinity" from the machine.
Assuming that the organisms under consideration for coastal mariculture are indigenous, physical factors such as salinity and temperature should not be limiting at normal animal densities.
Some automated systems in the North Sea measured parameters such as salinity and temperature, but they were incapable of recording the all-revealing chemical and biological profile of water.