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salinity A measure of the total quantity of dissolved solids in water, in parts per thousand (per mille) by weight, when all organic matter has been completely oxidized, all carbonate has been converted to oxide, and bromide and iodide to chloride. The salinity of ocean water is in the range 33–38 parts per thousand, with an average of 35 parts per thousand.

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salinity

salinity A measure of the total quantity of dissolved solids in water, in parts per thousand (per mille) by weight, when all organic matter has been completely oxidized, all carbonate has been converted to oxide, and bromide and iodide to chloride. The salinity of ocean water is in the range 33–8 parts per thousand, with an average of 35 parts per thousand.

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salinity

salinity Measure of the total quantity of dissolved solids in sea water in parts per thousand by weight when all the carbonate has been converted to oxide, the bromide and iodide to chloride, and all the organic matter is completely oxidized. Ocean-water salinity varies in the range 33–8 parts per thousand, with an average of 35 parts per thousand.

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