desalinization or desalinisation
/ (diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃən) /
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the process of removing salt, esp from sea water so that it can be used for drinking or irrigation
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Example sentences from the Web for desalination
It decided to build its own power plant to run the desalination facility.Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort|The Daily Beast|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The island will feature a desalination plant, presumably for Israeli consumers.