You are looking at 1-20 of 447 entries  for:

  • All: brackish x
clear all

View:

Overview

brackish

Applied to water that is saline, but less so than sea water. According to the Venice system, brackish waters are classified by the chlorine they contain and divided into zones. The zones, ...

brackish

brackish   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
43 words

... Water that is saline but not as salty as seawater, and although not precisely defined it can be categorized into zones according to the varying salinity levels. Common in places that mix seawater with freshwater, such as estuaries, deltas, and mangrove...

brackish

brackish   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
60 words

... Applied to water that is saline , but less so than sea water. According to the Venice system, brackish waters are classified by the chlorine they contain and divided into zones. The zones, with their percentage chlorinity (mean values at limits) are: euhaline 1.65–2.2; polyhaline 1.0–1.65; meso-haline 0.3–1.0; alpha-mesohaline 0.55–1.0; beta-mesohaline 0.3–0.55; oligohaline 0.03–0.3; fresh water 0.03 or...

brackish

brackish   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017

... ( briny ) Mixed fresh water and seawater, as occurs in a river estuary . See venice system...

brackish

brackish   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Ecology (5 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

... Applied to water that is saline , but less so than sea water. According to the Venice system brackish waters are classified by the chlorine they contain and divided into zones. The zones, with their percentage chlorinity (mean values at limits), are: euhaline 1.65–2.2; polyhaline 1.0–1.65; mesohaline 0.3–1.0; alpha-mesohaline 0.3–0.55; beta-mesohaline 0.55–1.0; oligohaline 0.03–0.3; fresh water 0.03 or...

brackish water

brackish water   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

...brackish water Water with a salt content between that of fresh water ( c. 0.5 gm/ l ) and sea water ( c. 35 gm/ l...

brackish

brackish   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Language reference, History of English
Length:
19 words

... saltish. XVI. f. † brack salty, brine (XVI) — MLG., MDu. brac (LG., Du. brak ), of unkn. orig.; see -ISH 1...

brackish

brackish   Quick reference

New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
115 words

... • blackish , brackish, quackish • Frankish , prankish • clerkish , darkish, sparkish • peckish • rakish • cliquish , freakish, weakish • sickish , thickish • pinkish • hawkish , mawkish • folkish • bookish • textbookish • puckish • monkish , punkish • quirkish , Turkish • establish , stablish • Spanglish • embellish , hellish, relish • palish , Salish • English • stylish • abolish , demolish, spit-and-polish • Gaulish , smallish, tallish • owlish • Polish • coolish , foolish, ghoulish, mulish • bullish • dullish •...

brackish

brackish adj   Quick reference

Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary: English-Italian (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
4 words
brackish

brackish adjective   Quick reference

Oxford Paperback Thesaurus (4 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
8 words
brackish

brackish adjective   Quick reference

Pocket Oxford American Thesaurus (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
18 words
brackish

brackish adjective   Quick reference

Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
72 words
brackish

brackish adjective   Reference library

The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
23 words
brackish

brackish adjective   Reference library

The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
26 words
brackish

brackish adjective   Reference library

Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
26 words
brackish

brackish adjective   Quick reference

New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
94 words
brackish

brackish  

Applied to water that is saline, but less so than sea water. According to the Venice system, brackish waters are classified by the chlorine they contain and divided into zones. The zones, with their ...
mesohaline

mesohaline  

Brackish water with a salinity of between 5 and 18 parts per thousand (‰).
oligohaline

oligohaline  

Relating to brackish water, with a salinity of between 0.5 and 5.0 parts per thousand (‰).
pondweed

pondweed  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Any of numerous species of a family of aquatic, perennial flowering plants of the genus Potamogeton, found mostly in temperate regions in freshwater lakes, but also in brackish and salt ...
stickleback

stickleback  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Small fish found in fresh, brackish, and salt water. It is usually brown and green, and may be identified by the number of spines along its sides and back. The ...

View: