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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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Justification : Plant at 44th Street is aging and new plant would improve capacity, efficiency, and provide location for desalinization.
Our water desalinization units can convert millions of gallons of ocean salt water into fresh, inexpensive, drinking and industrial-use water for everyday use here in the United States and abroad.
To overcome this problem, desalinization values were determined based on the averages of salinity by weight as follows:
In the Gulf, countries such as the United Arab Emirates and Qatar have already turned to desalinization plants for most of their drinking water, but despite vague plans to build such plants in Yemen, none has yet materialized.
Four hospitals, twelve clinics, ten ambulances, a specialized center for the disabled, and two water desalinization centers have been damaged.
Although this low-salinity water will require some desalinization, it will be much less costly to desalinate than seawater.
Individual topics include thermooxidative aging studies on silicone rubber and lifetime prediction, research on drying studies and brick making, expanded graphite in water pollution control, sorption of Cr(VI) from wastewater using modified chitosan, enhancement of anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge by addition of food waste, hydrogen production from cornstalks, startup of anaerobic ammonia oxidation, deep-well seawater desalinization technology, and a concept tank model for an urban storm water system.
Izzy Tapoohi, president and CEO of Israel Bonds spoke of Israel's innovations in water desalinization which will not only allow Israel to be totally self-sufficient with water, but will enable Israel to supply water to neighboring countries in the arid Middle East.
Analysts say Saudi Arabia plans to boost renewable energy use as a way to pare back on oil consumption used for domestic desalinization and power plants, potentially saving 523,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day over the next 20 years.
The Hitachi Group said it plans to use the results of the joint research to expand business in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of seawater desalinization plants and their operation and management business.
This year, the steelmaker will invest up to $350 million in its Cerro Negro Norte iron ore deposit, $350 million in the expansion of Los Colorados mine, $200 million in a desalinization plant and $50 million in a transmission line.
Around the Caspian, Turkmenistan has three small desalinization plants and Kazakhstan one.