Definition of brak in English:

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Pronunciation: /brak/

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South African
(Of water or soil) brackish or alkaline.
Example sentences
  • 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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