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brine

a salt solution used in the curing of meat. Standard ingredients are sodium chloride (15 to 30%) and sodium nitrate (0.15 to 1.50%) but many other ingredients may be added for special effects.

brine shrimp
see artemia.
brine staining
caused by leaky pipes carrying coolant in meat storage cold rooms. The coolant is usually calcium chloride and the stain is a pale green.
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Ham is the most common brined meat today, but the technique works wonders with any type of pork roast, chicken, or turkey.