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tr.v. de·sal·i·nized, de·sal·i·niz·ing, de·sal·i·niz·es
To desalinate.

de·sal′i·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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a diagram of a distillation process showing how seawater is desalinized


The removal of salt from something, such as seawater or soil.

desalinize verb
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Noun1.desalinization - 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
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The resort also has its own water-treatment and desalinization facility, ensuring only the cleanest water is used.
The issue is of particular importance in Qatar, where the desalinization process that creates all of the country's fresh water accounts for up to 40 percent of Qatar's total gas usage.
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Water is life, thus imperative to opt for desalinization and RO process to make fresh water to feed our industry and ports also public at large.