Definitions

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  • noun The property of being, or tasting, salty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
  • noun the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth

Etymologies

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salty +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Despite the problems they are quite delicious and the saltiness is a fantastic addition!

    in which world peace eludes me | smitten kitchen

  • Rather, it is the plain, perfect freshness of the floury saltiness which is so nice.

    Toast:

  • Rather, it is the plain, perfect freshness of the floury saltiness which is so nice.

    Lavosh! and...

  • The winds blowing mildly off the Gulf of Mexico which was far down from the river contributed the most subtle kind of saltiness to the air.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • The winds blowing mildly off the Gulf of Mexico which was far down from the river contributed the most subtle kind of saltiness to the air.

    The Aroma of New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Rather, it is the plain, perfect freshness of the floury saltiness which is so nice.

    The Bread Question

  • Don't be put off by the anchovies - you don't end up with a fishy taste, they just dissolve and impart their special kind of saltiness to the dish - you won't need to salt the dish when you use the anchovies.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Don't be put off by the anchovies - you don't end up with a fishy taste, they just dissolve and impart their special kind of saltiness to the dish - you won't need to salt the dish when you use the anchovies.

    Hay Hay! It's Donna Day! #5

  • "saltiness" to the dish, so you can use less of the real stuff.

    doggdot.us

  • Coarse salt has a more noticeable saltiness, so add just a little when you start to mix up your batch, and add more to taste.

    Butter with Sea Salt Crystals | Baking Bites

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