brine brine  /b ˈraɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) water containing salts
  2. (n) a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
  3. (v) soak in brine

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Usage(s):

  1. My tongue is washed by a burst of smoky brine.
  2. The corrosive quality and high temperature and pressure of the brine will demand specially designed piping, valves and moving machinery.
  3. A cocksure Scottish charmer, Kidd roams the ocean swapping broadsides and crossing cutlasses in fine style, and with Zacks at the helm you can smell the brine and taste the hardtack.

News

  1. Bring On the Bacon Baconfest Saturday

    Bacon bratwurst, bacon corn chowder, home brine bacon, bacon-wrapped mushrooms, bacon doughnut holes, bacon gooey butter cake and bacon brains are just a few of the many delicacies that will be offered at the first Baconfest this Saturday, June 15, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the city fairgrounds swine pavilion.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Missourian

  2. Swimmer Will Reeves savors chance to compete in Great Salt Lake

    Swimmer Will Reeves savors chance to compete in Great Salt Lake by Ben Raskin Special To The Tribune Published Jun 12, 2013 03:10PM MDT The brine shrimp, flies and hypersalty waters keep most Salt Lake residents on the shoreline of the Great Salt Lake. Most open-water swimmers find Utah’s lakes and reservoirs more to their taste than the barren waters of the city’s namesake. Will Reeves isn’t ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Heart of Polk: Ann O'Brine Satterfield

    After having polio at the age of 2, Ann O'Brine Satterfield of Winter Haven was raised by her grandmother with a can-do attitude. As an adult, she began working as a travel agent for people with disabilities.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

Quotes

  1. "We intend to conduct comprehensive studies into the movement of currents around the gulf so the engineers can know where best to disperse the plant's large concentration of brine which ...... is highly toxic," Mr Rann said. "Wherever the...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Mike Rann Source: The West Australian

  2. On the issue of worker exposure inside the plant, Patrick Wilson, a senior toxicologist in the US Environmental Protection Agency, said: "It comes down to whom you believe. If the workers do have routine and repeated contact with brine that has...
    on Jul 5, 2008 By: Patrick Wilson Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "We were brining everything we could brine," Abramson said. "It gave us a good foundation. We couldn't start to put down salt until we had some precipitation."
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: Jerry Abramson Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

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