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Definitions for seawater
ˈsiˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ərsea·wa·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seawater, saltwater, brinenoun

    water containing salts

    "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"

Wiktionary

  1. seawaternoun

    The saltwater of a sea or ocean.

  2. Etymology: sea + water

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Seawaternoun

    The salt water of the sea.

    Etymology: sea and water.

    By digging of pits in the seashore, he did frustrate the laborious works of the enemies, which had turned the seawater upon the wells of Alexandria. Francis Bacon, Nat. History.

    I took off the dressings, and bathed the member with seawater. Richard Wiseman.

    Seawater has many gross, rough, and earthy particles in it, as appears from its saltness; whereas fresh water is more pure and unmixt. , Notes on the Odyssey.

Wikipedia

  1. Seawater

    Seawater, or salt water, is water from a sea or ocean. On average, seawater in the world's oceans has a salinity of about 3.5% (35 g/L, 35 ppt, 600 mM). This means that every kilogram (roughly one liter by volume) of seawater has approximately 35 grams (1.2 oz) of dissolved salts (predominantly sodium (Na+) and chloride (Cl−) ions). The average density at the surface is 1.025 kg/L. Seawater is denser than both fresh water and pure water (density 1.0 kg/L at 4 °C (39 °F)) because the dissolved salts increase the mass by a larger proportion than the volume. The freezing point of seawater decreases as salt concentration increases. At typical salinity, it freezes at about −2 °C (28 °F). The coldest seawater still in the liquid state ever recorded was found in 2010, in a stream under an Antarctic glacier: the measured temperature was −2.6 °C (27.3 °F). Seawater pH is typically limited to a range between 7.5 and 8.4. However, there is no universally accepted reference pH-scale for seawater and the difference between measurements based on different reference scales may be up to 0.14 units.

ChatGPT

  1. seawater

    Seawater is a complex mixture of water, dissolved salts, and other substances such as gases, proteins, fats, and organic nutrients, primarily found in the world's oceans and seas. It is typically salty or brackish because of the dissolved salts; the most abundant of these is sodium chloride, or common table salt. Seawater also contains traces of other chemical elements such as magnesium, sulfate, calcium, and potassium. The physical and chemical properties of seawater can vary depending on temperature, depth, proximity to land, and level of biological activity.

Wikidata

  1. Seawater

    Seawater is water from a sea or ocean. On average, seawater in the world's oceans has a salinity of about 3.5%. This means that every kilogram of seawater has approximately 35 grams of dissolved salts. Average density at the surface is 1.025 g/ml. Seawater is denser than both fresh water and pure water because the dissolved salts add mass without contributing significantly to the volume. The freezing point of seawater decreases as salt concentration increases. At typical salinity it freezes at about −2 °C. The coldest seawater ever recorded was in 2010, in a stream under an Antarctic glacier, and measured −2.6 °C.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Seawater

    The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seawater in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seawater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of seawater in a Sentence

  1. SwRIsHunter:

    The dynamic interface of a complex core and seawater could potentially create energy sources that might support life, while we have not found evidence of the presence of microbial life in the ocean of Enceladus, the growing evidence for chemical disequilibrium offers a tantalizing hint that habitable conditions could exist beneath the moons icy crust.

  2. Robert Gurval:

    Even if untouched by human hands, earthquakes and seawater would have buried or submerged it, her palace is certainly under water. Maybe her mausoleum, too.

  3. Robert Mace:

    We've certainly spent a lot of time looking at what Tampa Bay has done in Florida with their seawater desal project, and then we're certainly looking very closely at that project that San Diego has for water supply.

  4. Catherine Bradshaw:

    Rain ultimately flows back to sea, and because it is freshwater rather than saltwater, it is less dense than the seawater it is draining into, this means it can form a cap at the surface rather than sinking and circulating.

  5. Michael McClary:

    Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'.

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