Meaning of brine

brine

Pronunciation: (brīn), [key]
— n., v., brined, brin•ing.
—n.
  1. water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt.
  2. a salt and water solution for pickling.
  3. the sea or ocean.
  4. the water of the sea.
  5. any saline solution.
—v.t.
  1. to treat with or steep in brine.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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