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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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