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desalinate

[dee-sal-uh-neyt] /diˈsæl əˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), desalinated, desalinating.
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Origin of desalinate
1945-1950
1945-50; de- + saline + -ate1
Related forms
desalination, noun
desalinator, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for desalinate

desalinate

/diːˈsælɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove the salt from (esp from sea water) Also desalt (diːˈsɔːlt)
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