from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The salt water in or coming from the sea or ocean.
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- n. The saltwater of a sea or ocean.
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- n. water containing salts
At Mac's Seafood, right on the beach, across from fishing boats still unloading their afternoon catch, we ate a dozen oysters from a paper plate, the liquor on the clams which is what you call the seawater pooling on top running over our chins.
The Diablo Canyon power plant uses only seawater from the Pacific ocean.
Is there enough glacial freshwater melting to actually, significantly change the amount of salt in seawater, which would mean the oceans (where they were affected) would freeze at a higher temp, among other effects?
Using a membrane, seawater is separated from a liquid with even higher saline concentrations; natural osmotic pressure pulls H2O from the seawater into a solution of ammonia salts, which can be evaporated at a relatively low temperature.
The H2S-producing microbes eventually grew to such numbers that the toxic byproduct of their metabolism could no longer be contained in seawater solution.
Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows evoke well the hardships of islanders who made do with wartime rations of one candle a week and cooked their vegetables in seawater for lack of salt.
Decaying old ditches to retain seawater in shallow lagoons surrounded the roadbed.
Hunterston used to use a cooling system which was basically sooking in seawater in big pipes, to cool the uranium.
During the remaining six weeks, the buildings use conventional chillers, but the seawater is used to cool the condensers.
The plant draws 42. 8-degree Fahrenheit (6-degree Celsius) seawater from a depth of 2,000 feet (610 meters).
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