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Brine - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Brine' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Brine [ n.]
- Water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt; pickle; hence, any strong saline solution; also, the saline residue or strong mother liquor resulting from the evaporation of natural or artificial waters.
- The ocean; the water of an ocean, sea, or salt lake.
- Tears; -- so called from their saltness.
2 . Brine [ v. t.]
- To steep or saturate in brine.
- To sprinkle with salt or brine; as, to brine hay.

Meaning of 'Brine' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . brine [ n]
Meaning (1):
- water containing salts
Example in sentence:
  • the water in the ocean is all saltwater