Meaning of saltiness


Definitions of saltiness
  1. noun

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

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    brininess, salinity

    the relative proportion of salt in a solution

    the quality of being salty, as the saltiness of water
    type of:


    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


    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

    saltiness of their language was inappropriate”
    “self-parody and
    saltiness riddled their core genre”


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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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