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desalinate

[ dee-sal-uh-neyt ]
/ di藞s忙l 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路sal路i路nat路ed, de路sal路i路nat路ing.
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Origin of desalinate

First recorded in 1945鈥50; de- + saline + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM desalinate

de路sal路i路na路tion, nounde路sal路i路na路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for desalinate

desalinate

desalinize or desalinise

/ (di藧藞s忙l瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to remove the salt from (esp from sea water)Also: desalt (di藧藞s蓴藧lt)
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