Wortformen:(present) desalinates, (past) desalinated, (perfect) desalinated, (progressive) desalinating
(Chemical Engineering: General) To desalinate something, especially seawater, is to remove the salt from it. ▶ desalination
⇒ Electrodialysis is a very expensive way to desalinate seawater. ⇒ The plant can desalinate 30 million gallons per day of seawater. ⇒ To desalinate something, especially seawater, is to remove the salt from it.
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