from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a somewhat salty taste, especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water: "You could cut the brackish winds with a knife/Here in Nantucket” ( Robert Lowell).
- adj. Distasteful; unpalatable: a thin, brackish gruel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Salty or slightly salty, as a mixture of fresh and sea water, such as that found in estuaries.
- adj. Distasteful; unpleasant; not appealing to the taste.
- adj. Repulsive
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Saltish, or salt in a moderate degree, as water in saline soil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Possessing a salt or somewhat salt taste; salt in a moderate degree: applied to water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
- adj. distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
I use them in brackish water with shrimp and they do a great job of lip hooking.
I like to fish in brackish waters mainly I live on the east coast of florida where the downpours have been coming down for 4 day | Field & Stream
I like to fish in brackish waters mainly I live on the east coast of florida where the downpours have been coming down for 4 days I have been advised this type of weather messes up the fishing???
During the winter a portion of the population will stack up in brackish creeks making them more susceptible to "cold stun" as the small bodies of water cool more quickly.
"Expand shrimp and crab farming in brackish water" ...
Microalgae have garnered considerable attention, since acre-by-acre microalgae can produce 30-100 times the oil yield of soybeans on marginal land and in brackish water.
Algae can grow in brackish (semi-salty) water and probably could even help reclaim some sewage.
You should rinse your tackle completely after each trip to the coast, even if you've been fishing in brackish water that is more fresh than salt.
By "the sea," Tanis is referring to brackish tidal canals that flush in and out of the slum.
The water available during the April to August growing season tends to be brackish, which isn't good for most crops.