electrodialitic

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electrodialysis   (ĭ-lěk'trō-dī-āl'ĭ-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
A process by which ionized materials dissolved in a liquid, such as the anions and cations of dissolved salts, are moved across a membrane by the application of an electric field, separating them from liquids or ions of opposite charge. Electrodialysis can be use for the desalinization of brackish water.
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