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brine

brine

 
pronunciation:
braIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: water containing a high concentration of salt.
definition 2: the water of an ocean or sea.
definition 3: a saltwater solution for pickling foods.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: brined, brines, brining
definition: to steep, immerse, or preserve in brine.
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derivations: brinish (adj.), briner (n.)
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