Desalination

Desalination, desalinization, and desalinisation refer to any of several processes that remove some amount of salt and other minerals from saline water. More generally, desalination may also refer to the removal of salts and minerals, as in soil desalination. Salt water is desalinated to produce fresh water suitable for human consumption or irriga...
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desalination

Removal of dissolved salts from seawater.
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desalination

desalinization noun the removal of salt (especially from sea water)
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Desalination

Removal of dissolved salts from seawater.
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Desalination

Removal of dissolved salts from seawater. See also: Sea Water.
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desalination

Removal of salt, usually from sea water, to produce fresh water for irrigation or drinking. Distillation has usually been the method adopted, but in the 1970s a cheaper process, using certain polymer materials that filter the molecules of salt from the water by reverse osmosis, was developed. Desalination plants have been built along the shores of ...
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desalination

The conversion of salt or brackish water into usable fresh water. Distillation is the most common commercial method; heat from the Sun or conventional fuels vaporizes brine, the vapor condensing into fresh water on cooling. Reverse osmosis and electrodialysis both remove salt from water by the use o...
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Desalination

The process of removing dissolved salts, mainly sodium chloride, from seawater and brackish water to yield potable water for human consumption.
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desalination

the removal of dissolved salts from seawater and in some cases from the brackish waters of inland seas, highly mineralized groundwaters (e.g., ... [11 related articles]
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desalination

the removal of salt (especially from sea water)
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desalination

the removal of salts from saline water to provide freshwater. This method is becoming a more popular way of providing freshwater to populations.
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desalination

[n] - the removal of salt (especially from sea water)
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Desalination

[Desalinization] (1) Removing salts from ocean or brackish water by using various technologies. (2) Removal of salts from soil by artificial means, usually leaching.
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Desalination

[pronounce: dee-sall-in-ay-shun] Removing salt from sea water.
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