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Definition 1: the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution) - [noun denoting attribute]

(saltiness is a kind of ...) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"

(... is a kind of saltiness ) the relative proportion of salt in a solution

(... is a kind of saltiness ) the quality of being salty, as the saltiness of water

(saltiness belongs to category ...) a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

"he used a solution of peroxide and water"

Definition 2: the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for saltiness in the sense of this definition

(saltiness is a kind of ...) the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

"the candy left him with a bad taste" "the melon had a delicious taste"

Definition 3: language or humor that is down-to-earth - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
  • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre

Synonyms for saltiness in the sense of this definition

(saltiness is a kind of ...) 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

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

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