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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The removal of salt (especially from sea water).

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  • New, more efficient membranes being tested in desalination cells.
  • Building a plant to treat the water - called a desalination plant - is about twice as expensive as a traditional water treatment facility, Plummer said.
  • Acquired assets include 33 water purification facilities such as desalination plants and 39 sewage farms, Marubeni said.
  • After the drought hit, all major capital cities committed to substantial water supply investment, such as desalination plants. for more
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