Adjective(1) distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture(2) slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water
(1) Although the water was slightly brackish he soon had some excellent results.(2) Miette enquired, scraping her brackish hair behind her ears.(3) All are clad crisply in pre-oxidized copper panels, which are brawn, more than green, though this will change somewhat after winter gales spray the tower with the brackish water of the estuary.(4) Between the two horizons, occasional bands of brackish corbiculids intercalate with sediments containing freshwater gastropods and charophytes.(5) Eurypterid associations can often be distinguished and related to environmental conditions, such as marine, lagoonal or estuarine, or brackish to freshwater faunas.(6) Most of where I live also happens to be beach, or at least bordered by some kind of salt or brackish water, so that's a plus from my perspective.(7) When they cut him open (one whole other dilemma for Richard!) the man in the sea-sick frock and shower-cap would find splintered bone, coiled organs spilling brackish poisons through artery walls.(8) Most live in fresh or brackish (slightly salty) water and a few are found in marine habitats.(9) The two others are of a type found in fresh or brackish (slightly salty) water.(10) They are known to spend time in brackish water and even rivers.(11) A continuing supply of freshwater from streams entering the lake would have stimulated the growth of algae and other freshwater organisms, resulting in a mix of brackish and freshwater species.(12) Preferring calm conditions, seahorses are often found near brackish water where salt and fresh water mix.(13) ├ö├ç├┐I dropped 'em off on the beach ├ö├ç├û, Duck shrugged, running a hand through his perpetually brackish blonde hair.(14) These shoaling fish, found in temperate and tropical waters around the world, willingly enter brackish waters, caring little how salty these are.(15) This allows the tree to use the brackish water by filtering out the salt.(16) Apparently any terrain is suitable as long as it is washed regularly by salty or brackish water.
(1) brackish water :: Brakwater
1. slightly salty ::
2. saline ::
3. salt ::
4. briny ::
1. delectable ::
2. delicious ::
3. palatable ::
Different Formsbrackish, brackishness
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