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Salt Water


Definition
Water that is not fresh; water that has things dissolved in it that make it taste salty
 
Key Context
Did you ever lick your lips after swimming in the ocean? It probably tasted salty. Over millions of years, salt from the land and underwater volcanoes washed into the ocean. In the water cycle, the sun heats the water. The water evaporates but leaves the salt behind.A compound made of hydrogen and oxygen.