Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Brine

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1585

\brīn\ n [ME, fr. OE bryne; akin to MD brīne brine] (before 12c) Concentrated aqueous salt solution. The term can be applied to solutions of any salt, but it is commonly applied to solutions of sodium chloride.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA