They have a bitter, salty taste.
He shivered at the taste of night-blooming flowers and the salty ocean on the cool breeze.
He complied and kissed her deeply, enjoying the taste and feel of her despite the mix of salty tears.
The man took a deep breath of the hot and salty night air and firmly closed the door marked Room 22.
Some halophytes tend - to lose their succulence when cultivated in a nonsaline soil; and some non-halophytes tend to become succulent when cultivated in a salty soil; there is, it need scarcely be stated, little or no evidence that such characters are transmitted.
The low sandy shore of the Delta, slowly increasing by the annual deposit of silt by the river, is mostly a barren area of sand-hills and salty waste land.
The important part played by the mineral in the history of commerce and religion depends on this fact; at a very early stage of progress salt became a necessary of life to most nations, and in many cases they could procure it only from abroad, from the sea-coast, or from districts like that of Palmyra where salty incrustations are found on the surface of the soil.
The Amargosa river, entering the valley from Nevada, disappears in the salty basin.
It occurs in all degrees of purity, from that of mere salty clay to that of the most transparent crystals.