Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Brine


  1. Water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt; pickle; hence, any strong saline solution; also, the saline residue or strong mother liquor resulting from the evaporation of natural or artificial waters.
  2. The ocean; the water of an ocean, sea, or salt lake.
  3. Tears; -- so called from their saltness.
  4. To steep or saturate in brine.
  5. To sprinkle with salt or brine; as, to brine hay.

Brine Translations

brine in German is Sole, Salzlauge
brine in Spanish is salmuera