The process of removing salt from sea water in order to make drinking water.(noun)
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Use "desalination" in a sentence
"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."
"The new division expanded the company's product line to include entire metal float assemblies (consisting of a metal float ball, valve and rod) and helped the company target new applications for its products, such as desalination and purification of water systems in developing nations and here in the U.S."