from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To desalinize.
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- v. To remove the salt from something, especially from seawater for use in a domestic water supply
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to remove the salt from, especially from water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. remove salt from
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Seven billion people will need a lot of energy to produce food, especially in the expanding number of regions that use energy to pump, treat, move, desalinate or otherwise make water fit for agricultural uses.
Carmelita Omli says the world should eliminate visa requirements, while Carl Wayne Hardeman believes a cheap way to desalinate sea water could help solve water shortage problems.
He acknowledges that Israel must invest in desalination, but questions the dosage, suggesting it would be better to desalinate less, and invest more in environmentally friendly solutions for the water shortage.
This dystopian novel takes us through an engineer's discovery of a free way to desalinate water in (seriously) water constrained future.
The idea is to desalinate some of the seawater, but to use the rest to fill Xinjiang ' s dried-up salt lakes and desert basins in the hope that it will evaporate and encourage rainfall over drought-stricken areas of northern and northwestern China.
This dystopian novel takes us through an engineer's discovery of a free way to desalinate water in seriously water constrained future.
STEPHEN SMITH: Well, what's occurred overnight is the Oceanic Viking has moved from its port out into deeper water to desalinate.
Poseidon Corp. is proposing to desalinate seawater, producing a veritable flood of, they say, cheap water.
Despite their initial claim that Poseidon would bear all of the financial burden and risk associated with the private plan to desalinate ocean water at an old power plant in Carlsbad and sell it to public water agencies, Poseidon now says it needs massive public subsidies.
One project under this plan would provide Amman with water by connecting it to the Dissi Reservoir, an underground water source in the south of Jordan, and would desalinate it by connecting it to Israeli desalination plants that are being built on the Mediterranean.