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Brine

Brine

1. Water saturated or strongly inpregnated with salt; pickle; hence, any strong saline solution; also, the saline residue or strong mother liquor resulting from the evaporation of natural or artificial waters.

2. The ocean; the water of an ocean, sea, or salt lake. Not long beneath the whelming brine . . . He lay. (Cowper)

3. Tears; so called from their saltness.

(Science: medicine) What a deal of brine Hath washed thy sallow cheecks for Rosaline! (Shak) brine fly, brine which drops from granulated salt in drying, and is preserved to be boiled again.

Origin: as. Bryne a burning, salt liquor, brine, fr. Brinnan, brynnan, to burn. See burn.


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Preserved in brine means that in order for them to last longer than if they were just left to their own device or simply to soak in water, they are left in a 30% (30g/L) solution of sodium chloride. After that: a) and d) do you ...

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