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saline

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈseɪ.laɪn/ specialized
a liquid mixture of salt and pure water, which helps to kill bacteria or can be used to replace liquid lost from the body: a saline drip

saline

adjective uk   us   /ˈseɪ.laɪn/ specialized
containing or consisting of salt: saline deposits/springs saline solution
salinity
noun [U] uk   /səˈlɪn.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
You should test the salinity of the water.
Translations of “saline”
in Vietnamese có muối…
in Spanish Salina…
in Thai ประกอบด้วยเกลือ…
in Malaysian masin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生理食鹽水…
in Indonesian mengandung garam…
in Russian соляной, солевой…
in Turkish tuzlu, tuz içeren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生理盐水…
in Polish solny…
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