Definition of seawater in English:

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seawater

Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌwôdər/

noun

Water in or taken from the sea.
Example sentences
  • It can be obtained by mining and evaporating water from brines and seawater.
  • Due to the lack of fresh water, seawater has flowed into six of Chimen's 24 reservoirs.
  • In addition, there will be a huge programme to further improve the quality of drinking water, river and seawater.

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Syllabification: sea·wa·ter

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