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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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He has provided evidence for Mg-rich brine seep activities along the Cathedral Escarpment coeval with the deposition of the famous Middle Cambrian fossil Lagerstatte, and he suggests that brines may have played a role in the distribution of Burgess Shale organisms and in their exceptional preservation.
Here, Brines no longer probes "el desastre metafisico del hombre" ("La certidumbre de la poesia" 19), the end result of man's life in time.
Brine engineers then developed a molding technique that created the basic draft shape that is standard in all of the company's present-day sticks, according to the owners.
Because magnesium chloride brine freezes at an extremely low temperature, around -25 degrees F, the compound helps keep streets and sidewalks clear in even the most severe conditions and minimizes freeze/thaw damage to concrete.
is in charge of a three-stage, US$250 million investment designed to recover a series of commercial products from the brines in the Salar de Atacama.
The "Behrens Trench," so named for Peter Behrens, vice chairman of GSL and the original proponent of the underwater canal concept, is an open cut that utilizes gravity to transport brines from the west side of the lake to an existing pump station at the east-side facilities.
Obvious toxicological impacts occur when salinity is increased above the tolerance limits of organisms, but laboratory toxicity tests with several aquatic species have demonstrated additional toxic aspects of brines apart from their high salinity (Spears, 1971; Andreason and Spears, 1983).
Another possibility is to look for evidence of spontaneous fission activity in meteoric material and also in hot brines taken from abyssal fractures of the earth's crust.
Preliminary reviews of the geophysical data show zones of low electrical resistivity from near the surface to depths up to 1,000 meters that may indicate the presence of lithium bearing brine in new target areas.
The Portuguese coach, left, is furious that Brines will be fourth official for his side's meeting with Dunfermline tomorrow in the wake of their clash during the Jambos' League Cup defeat at Ayr last month.
Hughes had claimed he was unhappy with Brines taking a second Celtic game on the trot after replacing crocked Charlie Richmond in last week's draw with Dundee United.