desalinize

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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desalinate, desalinize or desalinise (diːˈsælɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
(tr) Also: desalt to remove the salt from (esp from sea water)
 
desalinize, desalinize or desalinise (diːˈsælɪˌneɪt, diːˈsɔːlt)
 
vb
 
desalinise, desalinize or desalinise (diːˈsælɪˌneɪt, diːˈsɔːlt, diːˈsɔːlt)
 
vb

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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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