Definition of desalinize in English:

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Pronunciation: /dēˈsaləˌnīz/


North American
Another term for desalinate.
Example sentences
  • In southwestern Florida, the water district is reportedly spending more than a billion U.S. dollars to come up with ways to meet the growing demand, including desalinizing ocean water.
  • The island's location, in the doldrums of the Caribbean, forces it to rely on desalinized ocean water, which is very expensive.
  • But in reality if you add those costs, I believe the cost of water that you are drinking is higher than the desalinized water.



Pronunciation: /-ˌsalənəˈzāSHən/
Example sentences
  • This process is also known as desalinization, desalting or saline water reclamation.
  • The plan calls for petrochemical plants, along with power stations and desalinization plants that will sell their output to local customers.
  • We also know the desalinization is expensive and will cause marine pollution when the hot, briny residue is dumped back in the sea.

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Syllabification: de·sal·in·ize

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