desalinize
transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1934 desaltdesalinization noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • desalinize — v. t. same as {desalinate}. Syn: desalinate, desalt. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desalinize — (Amer.) v. desalinate, remove salt (usually from sea water), desalt (also desalinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desalinize — desalinization, n. /dee sal euh nuyz , say leuh , luy /, v.t., desalinized, desalinizing. desalt. Also, esp. Brit., desalinise. [1960 65; DE + SALINE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • desalinize — verb To remove the salt from something, especially from sea water …   Wiktionary

  • desalinize — or desalinise verb US term for desalinate. Derivatives desalinization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • desalinize — de·salinize …   English syllables

  • desalinize — de•sal•in•ize [[t]diˈsæl əˌnaɪz, ˈseɪ lə , laɪ [/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing chem. desalt • Etymology: 1960–65 de•sal in•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • desalinize — verb remove salt from desalinate water • Syn: ↑desalinate, ↑desalt, ↑desalinise • Ant: ↑salinate (for: ↑desalinate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • desalinized — desalinize (Amer.) v. desalinate, remove salt (usually from sea water), desalt (also desalinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desalinizes — desalinize (Amer.) v. desalinate, remove salt (usually from sea water), desalt (also desalinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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