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Definition of brine:

  1. Tears; - so called from their saltness.
  2. The ocean; the water of an ocean, sea, or salt lake.
  3. To sprinkle with salt or brine; as, to brine hay.
  4. To steep or saturate in brine.
  5. Water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt; pickle; hence, any strong saline solution; also, the saline residue or strong mother liquor resulting from the evaporation of natural or artificial waters.

Synonyms:

brackish water, pickling solution, seawater, saltwater, saline solution, sea water, saturated solution of salt.

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