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But if it loses its saltiness and becomes tasteless, is there any way to make it good salt again?

Salt water is heavier than fresh water, hence the amount of saltiness of water may be known from its density or weight.

Mitaslup na ang kaparat sa isdà, The saltiness has penetrated deep into the flesh of the fish.

He lay and smelled gunpowder mingling with the saltiness of the bay and the evening incense of the earth.

Hence its saltiness and great specific gravity, a man floating in it—it is said—very readily.

The cheese is then placed in this bath and left for three to five days, depending on the saltiness desired.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from salty + -ness.

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