desalt
transitive verb Date: circa 1904 to remove salt from • desalter noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • desalt — v. to remove the salt from (a solution of salt). Note: This term is used in a more general sense than {desalinate}, which usually refers to the removal of common salt (sodium chloride) from a water solution, such as sea water. Desalt is commonly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desalt — ☆ desalt [dē sôlt′ ] vt. to remove salt from (esp. sea water) …   English World dictionary

  • desalt — desalter, n. /dee sawlt /, v.t. to remove the salt from (esp. sea water), usually to make it drinkable. Also, desalinate, desalinize. [1905 10; DE + SALT] * * * …   Universalium

  • desalt — verb To remove salt from; to desalinate, as of sea water. Syn: desalinate, desalinise, desalinize Ant: salt, salinate …   Wiktionary

  • DESALT — Desarollo Alternativo (International » Guatemalan) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • desalt — de·salt ( )dē sȯlt vt to remove salt from Each boldface word in the list below is a variant of the word to its right in small capitals. desamidate DEAMIDATE desamidation DEAMIDATION desamidization DEAMIDIZATION desamidize DEAMIDIZE desaminase… …   Medical dictionary

  • desalt — v. remove salt (usually from sea water) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desalt — verb another term for desalinate …   English new terms dictionary

  • desalt — de·salt …   English syllables

  • desalt — de•salt [[t]diˈsɔlt[/t]] v. t. chem. to remove the salt from (esp. sea water), usu. to make it drinkable • Etymology: 1905–10 de•salt′er, n …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”