Salineness vs Salinity - What's the difference?

salineness | salinity | Synonyms |

Salineness is a synonym of salinity.


As nouns the difference between salineness and salinity

is that salineness is (archaic) salinity while salinity is the quality of being saline.

salineness

English

Noun

(-)
  • (archaic) Salinity.
  • *1921 , Matthew B. Kendrick, "Paving Material and Process of Making Same," Specification of Letters Patent, United States Patent Office, nbr. 1,371,032,
  • *:The improved surfacing material, by virtue of the well-known properties of salt incorporated therein, prevents the accumulation of ice or the solidification of moisture upon the pavement, the salineness of the sand in the composition or material having a tendency directly to dissolve or melt ice on the pavement.
  • References

    *Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd ed., 1989.

    salinity

    English

    Noun

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

    * salineness * saltiness

    References

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