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Antonyms for saline

fresh, sweet, freshwater, pure, clear.

Usage examples for saline

  1. Just as we were going into camp on the Saline River that night we ran into a band of some fifteen Indians. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  2. On the other hand, it has been observed, that where a soil is too highly impregnated with soluble saline materials, these are separated upon the surface of the leaves. – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
  3. Of Saline and Earthy matters of the soil. – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
  4. If you cut into the bark of the tea- tree you will find water in beads and trickles, water which sparkles with purity and has a slightly saline taste. – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  5. That is, salt brine is pumped from the saline deposits in western New York and piped to the works. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  6. The salt- water and the salt- soaked earth from the bottom of the lagoon are put into vats and leached, and the resulting saline is boiled in ovens, each of which contains an olla. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  7. That afternoon Mr. Ray, returning dusty and unshorn from a two weeks' scout up the Saline was informed of the fact as he stood at the stables unstrapping from the back of his sorrel the carcass of a fat antelope, gave a low whistle, remarked, " Well, I'm damned!" – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  8. On the banks, saline ground sparkled and glittered like hoar- frost in the sun; and here and there mud villages, solitary huts, pigeon- towers, or watch turrets, whence litt1e brown boys shouted and slung stones at the birds, peeped out from among bright green patches of palm- tree, tamarisk, and mimosa, of maize, tobacco, and sugar- cane. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  9. Into this put a strong saline solution. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  10. In patriarchal days, when heaven's justice had been prompter, such a disobedient one would suddenly have found herself rebuked into a bit of saline statuary. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  11. But beyond a doubt it is the humid saline atmosphere of this section which makes the cultivation of this vegetable a success. – The Cauliflower by A. A. Crozier
  12. All food contains, besides the substances having potential energy, as described, certain saline matters. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. It is the pale, saline light of wreckwood. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  14. I have communicated to Mr. Crooks your directions, and he is to send me the saline draughts with some little addition, which he will explain to you. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  15. She must have lingered far behind, and been overtaken by the eruption of liquid saline mud, which, as Sir J. W. Dawson has shown, would attend or follow the outburst of bituminous matter, so that her fate was the natural consequence of her heart being still in Sodom. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  16. The flow of the current through the canal has now reduced the proportion of saline matter to five per cent, and late travellers speak of fish as abundant in its waters. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  17. Jennings explained to us in detail the whole process of transfusion, and why it was more effectual in a case like Murray's than the saline injections given by some modern men. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  18. " When the court met at Saline Wilson was put on his trial. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  19. There must be a saline mire near here to pull game- How many off- worlders? – Voodoo Planet by Andrew North

Rhymes for saline