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  • noun same as desalinization.

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  • noun The process of removing salt from sea water in order to make drinking water.

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  • noun the removal of salt (especially from sea water)

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Examples

  • New, more efficient membranes being tested in desalination cells.

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  • Building a plant to treat the water - called a desalination plant - is about twice as expensive as a traditional water treatment facility, Plummer said.

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  • Building a plant to treat the water - called a desalination plant - is about twice as expensive as a traditional water treatment facility, Plummer said.

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  • It provides detailed coverage of technology and financing options (including recent and future trends in PV technology), potential social benefits such as desalination and agricultural development, and environmental and ecological impacts of systems and how these can be monitored, illustrated by case studies from the Sahara and Gobi Deserts.

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  • Acquired assets include 33 water purification facilities such as desalination plants and 39 sewage farms, Marubeni said.

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  • The new division expanded the company's product line to include entire metal float assemblies (consisting of a metal float ball, valve and rod) and helped the company target new applications for its products, such as desalination and purification of water systems in developing nations and here in the U.S.

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  • The new division expanded the company's product line to include entire metal float assemblies (consisting of a metal float ball, valve and rod) and helped the company target new applications for its products, such as desalination and purification of water systems in developing nations and here in the U.S.

    IndustryWeek Forums - Chain Reactions

  • It provides detailed coverage of technology and financing options (including recent and future trends in PV technology), potential social benefits such as desalination and agricultural development, and environmental and ecological impacts of systems and how these can be monitored, illustrated by case studies from the Sahara and Gobi Deserts.

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  • Depending on the available options, it can mean anything from a city moving to energy intensive and environmentally problematic solutions, such as desalination plants, to the community being unable to survive.

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  • Depending on the available options, it can mean anything from a city moving to energy intensive and environmentally problematic solutions, such as desalination plants, to the community being unable to survive.

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