desalt

[dee-sawlt]

verb (used with object)

to remove the salt from (especially sea water), usually to make it drinkable.

Nearby words

  1. desalinate,
  2. desalination,
  3. desalinization,
  4. desalinize,
  5. desalivate,
  6. desaparecido,
  7. desargues,
  8. desargues's theorem,
  9. desargues, gérard,
  10. desaturated


Origin of desalt

First recorded in 1905–10; de- + salt1

Related formsde·salt·er, noun

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