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Definition 1: any very large body of (salt) water - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for briny in the sense of this definition

(briny is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(briny is a part of ...) the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation

(briny is a part of ...) the part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area

"there was a ship in the offing"

(briny is a part of ...) the waters surrounding a nation and its territories over which that nation exercises sovereign jurisdiction

(... is part of briny) the watery layer of the earth's surface; includes water vapor

Definition 2: slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where briny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a brackish lagoon
  • the briny deep

Synonyms for briny in the sense of this definition

(briny is similar to ...) containing or filled with salt

"salt water"

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