[ US /səˈɫin/ ]
[ UK /sˈe‍ɪla‍ɪn/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. containing salt
    salty tears
    a saline substance
NOUN
  1. an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
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How To Use saline In A Sentence

  • A useful treatment method is the potent loop diuretic, furosemide, along with the hypertonic saline.
  • On land, giant reservoirs holding saline water could be built to offset the rise in sea levels caused by the melting of the polar ice-caps.
  • The fruits or persistent pericarps of breeding seedlings during the viviparous developing were rich in the salt and this may do favorable to adaptation of seedlings to highly saline environment.
  • Rosaline Gallagher was there urging me on and I got great courage from that.
  • Sounds extreme, or would extreme be a saline drip over the lunch interval? Times, Sunday Times
  • Ebou Dar seemed to be trying to make up for time lost yesterday, not to mention at High Chasaline and the Feast of Lights, and well it might, considering that tomorrow night was the Feast of Embers, with Maddin's Day, celebrating the founder of Altara, two days after that, and the Feast of the Half Moon the following night. A Crown of Swords
  • The look lasts around 24 hours before the saline is absorbed into the body and is part of the growing Japanese body modification scene. The Sun
  • When her remaining lung shrivels in its cage, and her guts collapse; when myoelectric demons flood her sinuses and middle ears with isotonic saline. Starfish
  • The saltbush Atriplex halimus is a chenopodiaceous plant well adapted to dry saline habitats and widely distributed in the Mediterranean Basin.
  • Some crops can cope with slight, saline soils, but there is a limit to how much salt any of them can cope with. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium
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