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salty dog

A sailor, especially a man, who is older and/or has had a lot of experience on the seas. The bar was packed with old salty dogs who'd travelled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
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salty

slang Annoyed. Of course I'm salty—you made fun of me in front of all our friends! Why is she so salty? I told her I was going to be home late!

salty

n. expensive; [of a price] falsely bid up. That price is a little salty. Is that the best you can do?
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She suggested that when the DHABs first began to develop, some microbes from normal seawater were able to survive in the slightly saltier water of the basins.
Conversely, in a region where evaporation exceeds rainfall, the surface becomes saltier.
This younger ice is much saltier than its older counterpart because it has not had time to undergo processes that drain its sea salts.
It was saltier and fattier than today's leaner, healthier range.
The shark was caught in the canal's Great Bitter Lake, which is saltier than the sharks' usual environment because its bed contains salt deposits.
51g of salt - making it more than 17 times saltier than a Pret A Manger No Bread Tricolore with 0.
This is a richer and saltier version, and you definitely won't need a second course dish afterwards
The plant's effluent, a smaller volume of much saltier water, will be returned to the canal that flows into the cienega.
The study, co-authored by Hobart-based CSIRO scientists Paul Durack and Dr Susan Wijffels, shows the surface ocean beneath rainfall-dominated regions has freshened, whereas ocean regions dominated by evaporation are saltier.
In the basin where the loriciferan live, the water is even saltier than normal seawater--which means it settles onto the ocean floor.
The researchers, who published their findings in the Journal of Food Science, believe soy sauce works by making food taste saltier than it really is.
Vegemite, invented by the Australians in 1922 because of a Marmite shortage after World War I, is nearly four times saltier than seawater.
A 40-MILE pipeline stretching from Wirral into Cheshire would make parts of the Mersey saltier and affect wildlife, campaigners warned.
The traditional Mediterranean diet based on high consumption of grains and vegetables and little saturated fat is being abandoned for a higher fat, saltier and more calorie-laden diet among people in Mediterranean regions.
As a guide, light soy sauce is the saltier and doesn't add as much colour to the dish as the sweeter dark soy sauce.