Meaning of SALINE in English

SALINE

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

2. saline ·adj a salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth.

3. saline ·noun a crude potash obtained from beet-root residues and other similar sources.

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

5. saline ·adj consisting of salt, or containing salt; as, saline particles; saline substances; a saline cathartic.

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