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desalination

[dēsal′inā′shən]
Etymology: L, de, from, sal, salt
the process of removing salt from water or other substances.

desalination

(dē-săl″ĭ-nā′shŭn)
Partial or complete removal of salts from a substance, as from seawater or brackish water, so that it is suitable for agricultural or household purposes but not necessarily for drinking.
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The team modified a microbial fuel cell - a device that uses naturally occurring bacteria to convert wastewater into clean water producing electricity - so it could desalinate salty water.
While the plant currently relies on diesel power generation to siphon deep-sea water, Saga University has received a request for technological help to switch to OTEC power to desalinate seawater at the plant.
The company is planning to desalinate and transmit 100 tons of sea water per day from the year 2019.
45 million left on his contract but is reportedly in Lebanon, running a water-treatment plant he owns (``I heard he's going to desalinate the ocean near Lebanon.
The Long Beach Water Department currently operates a Desalination pilot plant that uses a unique membrane technology, developed by Department engineers, to desalinate seawater.
Its PIMA water treatment process utilizes lasers to cost-effectively desalinate seawater, making the world's ocean waters available for drinking, irrigation and sanitation use.
Its revolutionary water treatment advancement, PIMA (Photonic Ionization, Manipulation and Augmentation) Desalination technology utilizes lasers to cost effectively desalinate seawater, making the world's ocean waters available for drinking, irrigation and sanitation use.
Its breakthrough PIMA Water Treatment technology achieves laser light molecular modification to cost effectively desalinate seawater making it available for drinking, irrigation and sanitation.
Its PIMA (Photonic Ionization, Manipulation and Augmentation) water treatment technology achieves laser light molecular modification to desalinate seawater.