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salt water (salt·wa·ter)

salt water (saltwater)

 
pronunciation:
sawlt waw tr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: water to which salt has been added.
When I have a sore throat, my mom tells me to gargle with salt water.
definition 2: water with naturally occurring salt in it, such as the water in the sea.
Certain kinds of fish live only in salt water.People cannot drink salt water to stay alive; they must have fresh water.
antonyms:
fresh water