Salt water

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The water from this place is salt water.

Saline water (also called salt water, salt-water or saltwater) most often means the water from the seas (sea water) and oceans.

Salt water used for making or preserving food, is usually saltier than sea water and is called brine.

When scientists measure salt in water, they usually say they are testing the salinity of the water: salinity is measured in parts per thousand or ppt. Most sea water is about 35 ppt salt.

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