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English → English (gcide) Definition: Brine fly Brine \Brine\, n. [AS. bryne a burning, salt liquor, brine, fr. brinnan, brynnan, to burn. See Burn.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. The ocean; the water of an ocean, sea, or salt lake. [1913 Webster] Not long beneath the whelming brine . . . he lay. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. Tears; -- so called from their saltness. [1913 Webster] What a deal of brine Hath washed thy sallow cheecks for Rosaline! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Brine fly (Zo["o]l.), a fly of the genus Ephydra, the larv[ae] of which live in artificial brines and in salt lakes. Brine gauge, an instrument for measuring the saltness of a liquid. Brine pan, a pit or pan of salt water, where salt is formed by cristallization. Brine pit, a salt spring or well, from which water is taken to be boiled or evaporated for making salt. Brine pump (Marine Engin.), a pump for changing the water in the boilers, so as to clear them of the brine which collects at the bottom. Brine shrimp, Brine worm (Zo["o]l.), a phyllopod crustacean of the genus Artemia, inhabiting the strong brines of salt works and natural salt lakes. See Artemia. Brine spring, a spring of salt water. Leach brine (Saltmaking), brine which drops from granulated salt in drying, and is preserved to be boiled again. [1913 Webster]


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