Definition of saline adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈseɪlaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪliːn//
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[usually before noun] (specialist) containing salt Wash the lenses in saline solution. Word Origin late 15th cent.: from Latin sal ‘salt’ + -ine.
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