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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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While aiming to become a model centre for disseminating awareness on the necessity of conserving electricity and water, the park also demonstrates the complete processes of electricity generation and desalination of water from the sea, it said.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman pointed out that efforts are being exerted for the development of the sector of sciences and technology in the country, noting that King Abdullah University for Sciences and Technology (KAUST) has been conducting researches for the development of solar energy as well as desalination of water by solar energy under the supervision of King Abdulaziz City for Sciences and Technology (KACST).
Desalination of water would be one of the most important areas of work for the company - especially as Saudi Arabia, which had been the first country in the world to master largescale desalination, was seeing a rise in demand for water, he pointed out.
The company's goal is to become a world leader in turn-key solutions using renewable energy for the purification and desalination of water and the air cooling of buildings.
desalination of water from the Mediterranean Sea as an alternative to pumping water from the Sea of Galilee is essential for us, and we will continue to work to expand the capacity of the existing plants.
Hisham Yamani, chairman of the King Abdullah City for Nuclear and Renewable Energy and the French minister in charge of industry and energy, Eric Besson will sign the agreement, which lays down the basis for extensive cooperation in the application of nuclear energy, specifically in the production of electricity, desalination of water, qualifying human resources in the peaceful use of atomic energy and the promotion of nuclear energy applications in the sectors of agriculture, biology, archaeology, medicine and industry.