Examples of desalinate in a Sentence
The company is building a plant that will desalinate seawater.
Recent Examples of desalinate from the Web
The cannon was taken to a conservation lab at the Washington Navy Yard to be desalinated and stabilized.
They were forced to stop for a week in the Azores when their water desalinating equipment broke.
Whenever the price of other water goes up, desalinating Pacific waters becomes more enticing.
In Western Australia, desalinated water has been injected to recharge the large aquifer that Perth, Australia's driest city, taps for drinking water.
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First Known Use of desalinate
DESALINATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of desalinate for English Language Learners
: to remove salt from (something, such as water)
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