desalinate

[ dee-sal-uh-neyt ]

verb (used with object),de·sal·i·nat·ed, de·sal·i·nat·ing.

Origin of desalinate

1
First recorded in 1945–50; de- + saline + -ate1

Other words from desalinate

  • de·sal·i·na·tion, noun
  • de·sal·i·na·tor, noun

Words Nearby desalinate

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British Dictionary definitions for desalinate

desalinate

desalinize or desalinise

/ (diːˈsælɪˌneɪt) /


verb
  1. (tr) to remove the salt from (esp from sea water): Also: desalt (diːˈsɔːlt)

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