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desalinate
schematic diagram of a
flash-distillation process to
desalinate seawater

de·sal·i·nate

 (dē-săl′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. de·sal·i·nat·ed, de·sal·i·nat·ing, de·sal·i·nates
To remove salts and other chemicals from (seawater or soil, for example).

de·sal′i·na′tion n.
de·sal′i·na′tor n.

desalination

(diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃən) ,

desalinization

or

desalinisation

n
(Chemical Engineering) the process of removing salt, esp from sea water so that it can be used for drinking or irrigation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.desalination - the removal of salt (especially from sea water)
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Translations

desalination

[diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃən]
A. Ndesalinización f
B. CPD desalination plant Nplanta f desalinizadora

desalination

[ˌdiːsælɪˈneɪʃən] n [sea water] → dessalement mdesalination plant nusine f de dessalement

desalination

, desalinization
nEntsalzung f

desalination

[diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃn] ndesalinizzazione f, dissalazione f
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QUETTA -- Sub Committee of Senate Standing Committee on Planning and Development Chairman Shahzaib Durrani has said that installing desalination plants to utilise seawater is the only permanent solution to water crisis in Gwadar.
The Kingdom plans to build 9 water desalination plants on the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah, at a total cost of more than SAR 2 billion, said Abdulrahman Alfadley, minister of environment, water and agriculture.
Rillieux's focus was on sugar refining, but this same technology is still used in many desalination plants.
DESALINATION PROJECTS Enerzone Engineering Services takes great pride to undertake turnkey revamping projects of Seawater RO Desalination Plants installed at Gwadar, Baluchistan for Design Modifications, Up-gradation, Replacement and Repair and Maintenance works.
Like the first two desalination plants at Tuas, the Marina East Desalination Plant will be constructed under a Design, Build, Own and Operate (DBOO) arrangement.
One of these potential technologies involves the application of the hypersaline concentrate waste water from desalination plants over an area impacted by a HAB.
com According to the latest statistics, 76 per cent of water comes from desalination plants and is distributed to the north of the Sultanate, with its high population density.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that two of its subsidiaries, Yokogawa Electric Korea and Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation, have received orders to provide control systems for thermal power and desalination plants that are to be constructed for Umm Al Houl Power, a Qatari company.
Following the unanimous vote on the proposal for the amendment, the lawmakers furthermore endorsed two recommendations related to protecting the environment at the site of the construction of any new power plants and water desalination plants.
All water desalination plants in the emirate produced 110 million gallons per day based on international standards and fit for consumption, like drinking, cooking, washing and bathing.
Growth in the number and installed capacity of desalination plants in the country during the last decade, is indicative of growing reliability on this technology to bridge fresh water demand supply gap in the country.
This is greater than the combined output of 77,000 cubic meters per day from the five desalination plants that Marafiq currently owns and operates in Jubail.