Definitions for saltwaterˈsɔltˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

salt′ wa′ter(n.)

  1. water containing a large amount of salt.

  2. seawater.

Origin of salt water:

bef. 1000

salt•wa•terˈsɔltˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to salt water.

  2. inhabiting salt water:

    a saltwater fish.

Origin of saltwater:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. seawater, saltwater, brine(noun)

    water containing salts

    "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"


  1. saltwater(Noun)

    salt water; brine

  2. saltwater(Adjective)

    of, relating to, containing, inhabiting, or used in salt water


  1. Saltwater

    "Saltwater" is a song by Chicane featuring the vocals of Irish singer Máire Brennan. The track uses parts of Clannad's 1982 hit "Theme From Harry's Game" with both re-recorded and newly-written lyrics. It was released as a single in 1999, reaching the #6 position on the UK Singles Chart and becoming a popular dance track in clubs across Europe. In 2003 the song was used in a national tourism campaign for Ireland and also by Belfast City Council in adverts promoting the city.


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