from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To desalinize.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove salt from; to desalinate, as of sea water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. to remove the salt from (a solution of salt).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. remove salt from


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  • I double washed my hair and applied conditioner twice, grateful for the six showerheads so I could fully desalt in sextuple time.

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  • Cooks first reconstitute and desalt it by soaking it for hours to days in several changes of water.

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  • The undertaking of the Qatarra depression plan to provide an area for the development in this region by the cutting of a canal from the Mediterranean to the depression using pen-stocks to provide power to desalt the plentiful brackish water in the aquifer beneath the depression and provide power and irrigation for a sizable area.

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  • These plants will function for nearly six to eight hours daily to desalt the salt water.

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  • We can't desalt our way out of this problem; the solution has to be larger and more dramatic.

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