desalt

[ dee-sawlt ]
/ diˈsɔlt /

verb (used with object)

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

Origin of desalt

First recorded in 1905–10; de- + salt1

Related forms

de·salt·er, noun
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