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saltiness

Definitions of saltiness
  1. noun
    the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
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    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
  2. noun
    the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    synonyms: salinity, salt
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    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
  3. noun
    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
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    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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