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Definition of the verb desalinate

What does desalinate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: desalinated | desalinating | desalinates

  1. remove salt from
    • example: desalinate water
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of desalinate: desalinise / desalinize / desalt
    • antonym of desalinate: salinate
    • more generic word: change = undergo a change; become different in essence

Alternative definition of the verb desalinate


  1. To remove the salt from something, especially from seawater for use in a domestic water supply

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Google previewThe Middle East Water Question (2002)

Hydropolitics and the Global Economy by John Anthony Allan, Tony Allan

The other reason that Israel has been reluctant to demonstrate its capacity to desalinate is that the future is recognised as a period when desalination will be a viable means of meeting rising water demands for industry and domestic use.

Google previewA Survey of Modern English (2003)

by Stephan Gramley, Michael Pátzold

There arealsolengthier bounditem forms:desalinate is an exampleof a combining form with bothaprefix anda suffix (de +salin+ate).For free forms plus combining forms see derivations below. Compounds areusually classifiedin semanticterms, ...

Google previewThe Water Dictionary (2010)

A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology by Nancy E. McTigue, James M. Symons

desalinate See desalting. desalination See desalting.

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

desalinate /di:'sallnelt/ P v. remove salt from (seawater). — DERIVATIVES desalination n.

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

desalinate v. remove salt from seawater. desalination n. descant n. a melody sung or played above a basic ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

Remove restrictions on something—liberalise Remove ruthlessly—axe Remove salt from seawater—desalinate Remove someone from a position temporarily— suspend Remove stuff from cases—unpack Remove the ambiguity ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

deCent ~deeskrrieb - desCribe ~deesppiez - despise ~deessalinaet - desalinate ~deessaliniez - desalinize ~deessees - deCease ~deesseet - deCeit ~deesseev - deCeive ~deesseleraet - deCelerate ~deessember - deCember ~ deessend ...

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

framework over oil well derring-do daring action derringer short-barrelled pistol derv fuel oil for diesel engines dervish member of a Muslim religious order dervishes desalinate to remove salt from sea water desalinating desalination descant ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

repatriate, expatriate, substantiate, emancipate, eradicate, elasticate, prevaricate, prefabricate, invalidate, decapitate, capacitate, deactivate, reactivate, inactivate, reanimate, concatenate, procrastinate, decaffeinate, desalinate, contaminate, ...

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لبراءة الإختراع (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

dermal patche dermatitis dermatology dermatomyositis dermatosis derrick assembly derricks desalinate desalination desalination plants desalination process desalinator descale; de-scale descent describability describable describe describe, ...

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

by Edna MacLean

to desalinate Sea ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Geography, 15 Volume Set (2017)

People, the Earth, Environment and Technology by Douglas Richardson, Noel Castree, Michael F. Goodchild, Audrey Kobayashi, Weidong Liu, Richard A. Marston

Research into degraded salinized landscapes in southwestern Australia suggests that new agroforestry developments may help to restore biodiversity, desalinate soils, and improve wider ecosystem services, including water management and ...

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Desalinate Meaning

Video shows what desalinate means. To remove the salt from something, especially from seawater for use in a domestic water supply. Desalinate Meaning.

Scrabble value of D2E1S1A1L1I1N1A1T1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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