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desalinate

play
verb de·sa·li·nate \(ˌ)dē-ˈsa-lə-ˌnāt also -ˈsā-\

Simple Definition of desalinate

  • : to remove salt from (something, such as water)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of desalinate

desalinateddesalinating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  desalt

desalination play \(ˌ)dē-ˌsa-lə-ˈnā-shən also -ˌsā-\ noun
desalinator play \(ˌ)dē-ˈsa-lə-ˌnā-tər also -ˈsā-\ noun

Examples of desalinate in a sentence

  1. The company is building a plant that will desalinate seawater.



1949

First Known Use of desalinate

1949


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