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desalting

[dē′sȯl·tiŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The process of extracting inorganic salts from oil.
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Metropolitan's board directed district staff to cooperate with the Salton Sea Authority in studying the latest restoration plans, which propose to shrink the sea's size, restore a smaller sea, desalt agricultural runoff for use on nearby farms, and free up Colorado River supplies for use in urban areas.