Saline vs Salinity - What's the difference?

saline | salinity |


As nouns the difference between saline and salinity

is that saline is water containing dissolved salt while salinity is the quality of being saline.

As an adjective saline

is containing salt; salty.

saline

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Containing salt; salty.
  • Resembling salt.
  • a saline taste

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Water containing dissolved salt.
  • A salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth.
  • Synonyms

    * saline solution

    Derived terms

    * normal saline

    Anagrams

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    salinity

    English

    Noun

    (salinities)
  • The quality of being saline.
  • (chemistry) The concentration of salt in a solution.
  • Synonyms

    * salineness * saltiness

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