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salinity

[ suh-lin-i-tee ]
/ səˈlɪn ɪ ti /
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noun
the quality or condition of being salty; saltiness: Ocean currents are driven by differences in the temperature and salinity of the water.
a measurement of the amount of salt in a given solution:Adding fresh water to a marsh lowers salinity.
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Origin of salinity

OTHER WORDS FROM salinity

hy·per·sa·lin·i·ty, nounnon·sa·lin·i·ty, nounsub·sa·lin·i·ty, noun
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