Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of water or soil) brackish or alkaline.
- I have a small tank which I use for drinking, cooking and washing my car because our borehole water is brak.
- We specialise in desalination and brak water to potable water systems.
- Water should be acidic or neutral in pH, not alkaline (except for lime-loving species), although salty (brak) water is tolerated.
Afrikaans, from Dutch.
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