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(English) The concentration of salt in water, usually measured in parts per thousand (ppt); the sea is 3.5% (35 parts of salts by weight per thousand parts of water). (See also: brackish, freshwater, saltwater)
(French) Teneur en sel de l'eau, mesurée en partie par mille (0/00). (See also: brackish, freshwater, saltwater)
(Portuguese) A concentrações de sais na água, medidas em partes por milhão (ppm). (See also: brackish, freshwater, saltwater)

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