desalinize

[dee-sal-uh-nahyz, -sey-luh-, -lahy-]
verb (used with object), desalinized, desalinizing.
Also, especially British, desalinise.


Origin:
1960–65; de- + saline + -ize

desalinization, noun
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desalination, desalinization or desalinisation (diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃən)
 
n
the process of removing salt, esp from sea water so that it can be used for drinking or irrigation
 
desalinization, desalinization or desalinisation
 
n
 
desalinisation, desalinization or desalinisation
 
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desalinization (dē-sāl'ə-nĭ-zā'shən) also desalination   (dē-sāl'ə-nĭ-zā'shən)  Pronunciation Key 


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The removal of salt or other chemicals from something, such as seawater or soil. Desalinization can be achieved by means of evaporation, freezing, reverse osmosis, ion exchange, and electrodialysis.

desalinize verb
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desalinization [(dee-sal-uh-nuh-zay-shuhn)]

Any process that removes salt from water.

Note: The term is usually applied to processes that remove salt from seawater to make it available for human consumption and agriculture. Such processes tend to be very expensive.
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Example sentences
However, if the need is sufficient, it may worth developing a desalinization
  and cleanup process.
Desalinization is energy intensive and produces an extremely concentrated brine
  byproduct with detrimental environmental effects.
Salt water is used for washing while an on-premises desalinization machine
  takes care of water needs.
What's not mentioned in the article is the this mega development will get their
  water from desalinization plants.
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