Salinity is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water. It is a general term used to describe the levels of different salts such as sodium chloride, magnesium and calcium sulfates, and bicarbonates. Salinity in Australian English and North American English may also refer to the salt...
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A measure of the quantity of dissolved salts in sea water. The total amount of dissolved solids in sea water in parts per thousand by weight.
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the total amount of salt dissolved in seawater; the units most often used are parts per thousand (ppt) but practical salinity unit (psu) is now the accepted standard in oceanography. An average salinity value for seawater is 35 ppt (psu) or 35 parts of salt in 1000 parts of water.
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concentration of salt in water, usually measured in parts per thousand (ppt). Seawater salinity is about 37 or 3.7%.
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(1) the relative concentration of salts, usually sodium chloride, in a given water. It is usually expressed in terms of the number of ppm of chloride. (2) a measure of the concentration of dissolved mineral substances in water.
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The total amount of solid material in grams contained in 1 kg of water when all the carbonate has been converted to oxide, the bromine and iodine replaced by chlorine, and all the organic matter completely oxidized.
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The concentration of salt in a body of water. The salinity of a saltwater wetland changes whenever freshwater is added when it rains, and each time the saltwater is added or removed when tide rises and falls.
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(ecology) salt in water and soils, generally in the context of human activity such as clearing and planting for annual crops rather than perennial trees and shrubs. Can make soils infertile.
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1) Gustatory perception 2) Gustatory sensation 3) Marine aquarist's concern 4) Salt 5) Saltiness 6) Taste 7) Taste perception 8) Taste sensation
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Amount of salt present.
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Number of kg of dissolved salts in one kg g of seawater, measured in parts per thousand. Actually th
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A measure of the quantity of dissolved salts in sea water. The total amount of dissolved solids in s
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