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saline


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Saline  \Sa"line\  (?  or  ?;  277),  a.  [F.  salin,  fr  L.  sal  salt: 
  cf  L.  salinae  salt  works  salinum  saltcellar.  See  {Salt}.] 
  1.  Consisting  of  salt,  or  containing  salt;  as  saline 
  particles;  saline  substances;  a  saline  cathartic. 
 
  2.  Of  the  quality  of  salt;  salty;  as  a  saline  taste. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Saline  \Sa"line\  (?  or  ?;  277),  n.  [Cf.  F.  saline.  See  {Saline}, 
  a.] 
  A  salt  spring;  a  place  where  salt  water  is  collected  in  the 
  earth. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Saline  \Sal"ine\,  n. 
  1.  (Chem.)  A  crude  potash  obtained  from  beet-root  residues 
  and  other  similar  sources.  [Written  also  {salin}.] 
 
  2.  (Med.  Chem.)  A  metallic  salt;  esp.,  a  salt  of  potassium, 
  sodium,  lithium,  or  magnesium,  used  in  medicine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  saline 
  adj  :  containing  salt;  "a  saline  solution";  "salty  tears"  [syn:  {salty}] 
  n  :  an  isotonic  solution  of  sodium  chloride  and  distilled  water 
  [syn:  {saline  solution}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Saline,  LA  (village,  FIPS  67880) 
  Location:  32.16401  N,  92.97697  W 
  Population  (1990):  272  (119  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Saline,  MI  (city,  FIPS  71140) 
  Location:  42.17581  N,  83.77998  W 
  Population  (1990):  6660  (2588  housing  units) 
  Area:  10.9  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  48176 




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