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Definition of "saltwater" [saltwater]

  • Relating to, consisting of, or containing salt water: a saltwater solution. (adjective)
  • Inhabiting or occurring in seawater or salt water: saltwater fish; the saltwater crocodile. (adjective)
  • Done or used in salt water: saltwater fishing; saltwater lures. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "saltwater" in a sentence
  • "Few countries in the world face as immediate a threat from climate change as the Republic of Maldives, a low-lying group of atolls in the Indian Ocean whose coastline is eroding and whose water supplies are now being infiltrated by saltwater from the sea."
  • "All Replies from redneck Rob wrote 19 weeks 6 days ago hey man i would go with a uglystick for fresh water but not sure i could help u out in saltwater"
  • "And then I soak them in saltwater over night before cooking or freezing."