What is another word for sea water?

Pronunciation: [sˈiː wˈɔːtə] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for sea water, which is the water found in oceans and seas. Some of the common synonyms for sea water include salt water, brine, ocean water, and saline solution. Salt water is a broad term that refers to any water that contains dissolved salts, while brine is a more specific term that refers to water that has been saturated with salt. Ocean water and seawater are both synonyms for the water found in oceans, but in some cases, seawater may contain more dissolved solids than ocean water. Saline solution is a term used in medicine to describe a solution of salt and water at a specific concentration.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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    Aldous Huxley

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