saltiness

Primary Meanings of saltiness

1.
n
the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
2.
n
language or humor that is down-to-earth
Full Definitions of saltiness
1

n the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)

Types:
brininess, salinity
the relative proportion of salt in a solution
brackishness
the quality of being salty, as the saltiness of water
Type of:
property
a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

n the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

Synonyms:
salinity, salt
Type of:
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
2

n language or humor that is down-to-earth

“the saltiness of their language was inappropriate”
“self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre”
Synonyms:
coarseness
Type of:
expressive style, style
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

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