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The process of removing salt from seawater.‘the newly constructed plant for the desalination of seawater remains inoperative’as modifier ‘the water supply comes from desalination plants’
- ‘Skeptics, however, say nuclear-powered desalination is just a pipe dream.’
- ‘He said the desalination project was the only way for long-term water supply for Namibia's west coast.’
- ‘Improvements in utility services, road networks, sewage treatment, and water desalination have resulted in a better quality of life.’
- ‘The island features a 1,500 foot airstrip, underground wiring and a desalination facility.’
- ‘If desalination technology can be embraced and developed, arid regions can be liberated from worries about water provision.’
- ‘Desalination is for many hopefuls at least one technological solution to the impending crisis.’
- ‘Australia makes very limited use of the process of water desalination.’
- ‘What about the waste by-product from the desalination process, the saltwater concentrate that's left over?’
- ‘He believes desalination is part of the answer to Australia's water shortage.’
- ‘Reverse osmosis is best known for its use in desalination, the process of turning sea water into drinking water.’
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