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salt water

noun
1.
water containing a large amount of salt.
2.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English
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Examples for salt water
  • Soaking in salt water first before roasting is pretty common, and it's how you get salted peanuts in the shell.
  • It has been sunk in the sea for many years, subject to the action of salt water.
  • Strain, and pour over cabbage drained from salt water.
  • But late and at length he came up, and spat forth from his mouth the bitter salt water, which ran down in streams from his head.
  • He came to a place where he might land, but with his flesh swollen and streams of salt water gushing from his mouth and nostrils.
  • If through high living he grew too fat, he was obliged to reduce himself by drinking salt water.
  • Boil these in salt water with a little lemon juice until tender.
  • Sheets of salt water were torn loose by the plunging and driving of the bow.
  • Dredging activities could breach the aquifer, allowing salt water to seep in, thus contaminating the drinking water.
  • He began at the bottom, as an iron caster, gulping salt water to retain body fluids in the furnacelike conditions.

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