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desalination


When water is already recycled and leaking infrastructure has been fixed, desalination may be a cost-effective for affluent communities near the coast.
  the removal of salt from sea water
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desalination desalinization desalinated desalinate desalinating
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Desalinization is also an acceptable spelling.

Standard suffix:  The suffix, "-tion" converts the verb desalinate to a noun.
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  • When water is already recycled and leaking infrastructure has been fixed, desalination may be a cost-effective for affluent communities near the coast.
  • The algae naturally and continuously desalinated sea water, which was why its core was salty while its outer surface was wet with fresh water: it was oozing the fresh water out.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Power/Desalinization/Support,
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
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Associated words [difficulty]:   desalination [9]
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