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Definition of saline:

  1. A crude potash obtained from beet- root residues and other similar sources.
  2. A metallic salt; esp., a salt of potassium, sodium, lithium, or magnesium, used in medicine.
  3. A salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth.
  4. Consisting of salt, or containing salt; as, saline particles; saline substances; a saline cathartic.
  5. Of the quality of salt; salty; as, a saline taste.


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