Brin vs Briny - What's the difference?

brin | briny |


As nouns the difference between brin and briny

is that brin is one of the radiating sticks of a fan while briny is the sea.

As an adjective briny is

of, pertaining to, resembling or containing brine; salty.

brin

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One of the radiating sticks of a fan.
  • (Knight)

    Usage notes

    * The outermost are larger and longer, and are called panaches. (Webster 1913) ----

    briny

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Of, pertaining to, resembling or containing brine; salty
  • Noun

    (-)
  • The sea
  • ----