What does saline mean?

Definitions for saline
ˈseɪ lin, -laɪnsaline

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saline solution, salineadjective

    an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water

  2. salineadjective

    containing salt

    "a saline substance "; "salty tears"

Wiktionary

  1. salinenoun

    Water containing dissolved salt.

  2. salineadjective

    Containing salt; salty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salineadjective

    consisting of salt, or containing salt; as, saline particles; saline substances; a saline cathartic

    Etymology: [F. salin, fr. L. sal salt: cf. L. salinae salt works, salinum saltcellar. See Salt.]

  2. Salineadjective

    of the quality of salt; salty; as, a saline taste

    Etymology: [F. salin, fr. L. sal salt: cf. L. salinae salt works, salinum saltcellar. See Salt.]

  3. Salineadjective

    a salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth

    Etymology: [F. salin, fr. L. sal salt: cf. L. salinae salt works, salinum saltcellar. See Salt.]

  4. Salinenoun

    a crude potash obtained from beet-root residues and other similar sources

    Etymology: [F. salin, fr. L. sal salt: cf. L. salinae salt works, salinum saltcellar. See Salt.]

  5. Salinenoun

    a metallic salt; esp., a salt of potassium, sodium, lithium, or magnesium, used in medicine

    Etymology: [F. salin, fr. L. sal salt: cf. L. salinae salt works, salinum saltcellar. See Salt.]

Freebase

  1. Saline

    Saline is a city in Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 8,810. The city is popular for its annual Celtic Festival, which attracts people from all over the United States and its sister cities Brecon, Wales, United Kingdom and Lindenberg, Germany. It is also the hometown of the Saline Fiddlers and Fiddlers ReStrung, two nationally renowned high school bluegrass/fiddle groups. Saline, whose well-regarded school district is perhaps its biggest draw, was ranked the 43rd best place to live out of 1,300 rated cities in the United States in a 2005 CNN/Money Magazine poll, 59th in 2007's poll, and 63rd in 2009's CNN/Money Magazine and also made CNN/Money's list of best places to retire in 2005.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saline

    sā′līn, or sā-līn′, adj. consisting of, or containing, salt: partaking of the qualities of salt.—n. an effervescent powder used as a gentle aperient: a salt-spring.—ns. Salī′na, salt-works; Salinā′tion, the act of washing in salt liquor; Sal′ine, Sal′in, a salt, reddish substance obtained from the ashes of potato-leaves; Saline′ness.—adjs. Salinif′erous; Salin′iform.—ns. Salin′ity; Salinom′eter, Salim′eter, a hydrometer for measuring the amount of salt in any given solution.—adj. Salī′no-terrene′, composed of salt and earth.—v.t. Sal′ite, to season with salt.—n. Sal′itral, a place where saltpetre occurs. [Fr.,—L. salinussal, salt.]

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  1. aliens, A-lines, alines, Selina, silane, slaine

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saline in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of saline in a Sentence

  1. Alan Matarasso:

    If it’s a saline implant that leaked, it’s like putting a pin in a baggy, it empties right away. There’s no urgency because the body absorbs it.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Humanity is only like the fresh water, not like an ocean that has saline water. But, remember that the world statistics show that only 0.3 % of 2.5% as all the fresh water on Earth is available as surface water.

  3. Najib Balala:

    The high salt levels led to dehydration that triggers thirst mechanism, resulting in excess water intake of the saline water that further exacerbates the problem.

  4. Jeff Wright:

    We've worked on extracted human teeth in what we've describe as an artificial mouth. So we've mimicked the salty, saline conditions of the mouth where we carry out the research. We think this is the best way to have a smooth transfer into real patients and real mouths.

  5. Galina Baryshnikova:

    It was n’t normal saline, they put formalin into her.

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