[ UK /sˈɒltwɔːtɐ/ ]
[ US /ˌsɔɫtˈwɑtɝ/ ]
  1. water containing salts
    the water in the ocean is all saltwater
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How To Use saltwater In A Sentence

  • Fish biologists descend in bathyspheres and submarines to the deepest oceanic canyon, and trawlers scrape up odd saltwater nematodes and mollusks from the bottom sediments.
  • Manatees live in shallow waters - slow-moving rivers, estuaries, saltwater bays, canals and coastal areas, especially where seagrass beds flourish.
  • CHETRY: And they were saying that if the wounds are only as deep as the bulbar and they can get back into saltwater, which is much more healing, they should be OK. CNN Transcript May 17, 2007
  • Rescue divers jumped into the 2,000-gallon saltwater tank on Monday night and hauled him up.
  • The saltwater river harbors prized snook, trout, largemouth bass, redfish, and even tarpon.
  • There's a new indoor heated saltwater pool, and the hotel can organise coasteering expeditions. Times, Sunday Times
  • Hot showers, a humidifier, and gargling with warm saltwater aid drainage, shrink inflamed membranes and soothe sore-throat pain.
  • The water in the ocean is all saltwater.
  • Influxes of saltwater can ‘burn’ and destroy aquatic vegetation such as pondweed, najas and other freshwater and brackish water plants that serve as prime duck fodder.
  • Or the items have been soaked in fresh water and chemical baths to leech out the saltwater that threatens to destroy them.
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