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demineralize or demineralise (diːˈmɪnərəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to remove dissolved salts from (a liquid, esp water)
 
demineralise or demineralise
 
vb
 
deminerali'zation or demineralise
 
n
 
deminerali'sation or demineralise
 
n

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demineralisation

noun
1. abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone) [syn: demineralization
2. the removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water) [syn: demineralization
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Example sentences for demineralisation
This process, known as demineralisation, leads to tooth destruction.
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