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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.

desalinate

(diːˈsælɪˌneɪt) ,

desalinize

or

desalinise

vb
(Chemical Engineering) (tr) to remove the salt from (esp from sea water). Also: desalt

de•salt

(diˈsɔlt)

v.t.
to remove the salt from (esp. sea water), usu. to make it drinkable.
[1905–10]
de•salt′er, n.

desalinate


Past participle: desalinated
Gerund: desalinating

Imperative
desalinate
desalinate
Present
I desalinate
you desalinate
he/she/it desalinates
we desalinate
you desalinate
they desalinate
Preterite
I desalinated
you desalinated
he/she/it desalinated
we desalinated
you desalinated
they desalinated
Present Continuous
I am desalinating
you are desalinating
he/she/it is desalinating
we are desalinating
you are desalinating
they are desalinating
Present Perfect
I have desalinated
you have desalinated
he/she/it has desalinated
we have desalinated
you have desalinated
they have desalinated
Past Continuous
I was desalinating
you were desalinating
he/she/it was desalinating
we were desalinating
you were desalinating
they were desalinating
Past Perfect
I had desalinated
you had desalinated
he/she/it had desalinated
we had desalinated
you had desalinated
they had desalinated
Future
I will desalinate
you will desalinate
he/she/it will desalinate
we will desalinate
you will desalinate
they will desalinate
Future Perfect
I will have desalinated
you will have desalinated
he/she/it will have desalinated
we will have desalinated
you will have desalinated
they will have desalinated
Future Continuous
I will be desalinating
you will be desalinating
he/she/it will be desalinating
we will be desalinating
you will be desalinating
they will be desalinating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been desalinating
you have been desalinating
he/she/it has been desalinating
we have been desalinating
you have been desalinating
they have been desalinating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been desalinating
you will have been desalinating
he/she/it will have been desalinating
we will have been desalinating
you will have been desalinating
they will have been desalinating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been desalinating
you had been desalinating
he/she/it had been desalinating
we had been desalinating
you had been desalinating
they had been desalinating
Conditional
I would desalinate
you would desalinate
he/she/it would desalinate
we would desalinate
you would desalinate
they would desalinate
Past Conditional
I would have desalinated
you would have desalinated
he/she/it would have desalinated
we would have desalinated
you would have desalinated
they would have desalinated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.desalinate - remove salt from; "desalinate water"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
salinate - add salt to; "salinated solution"
Translations

desalinate

[diːˈsælɪneɪt] VTdesalinizar

desalinate

vtentsalzen

desalinate

[diːˈsælɪˌneɪt] vtdissalare
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