Definition of Demineralize

1. Verb. Remove the minerals or salts from. "Demineralize water"

Exact synonyms: Demineralise
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Demineralisation, Demineralisation, Demineralization



Definition of Demineralize

1. Verb. To remove minerals or mineral salts from (a liquid). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demineralize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demineralize

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demineralizations
demineralize (current term)
demineralized
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deminers
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demipenniform
demiquaver
demiquavers
demireps

Literary usage of Demineralize

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... reverse osmosis reduces both organic and mineral content of the water. At the Pomona pilot plant all three methods are used to demineralize the ..."

2. Dental Amalgam: A Scientific Review & Recommended Public Health Service ...edited by James S. Benson edited by James S. Benson (1999)
"They utilize food sources in the mouth and, in the process, produce acid byproducts. These acids have the ability to demineralize tooth enamel, den- tin, ..."

3. The Surgeon General's Report on Nutrition and Health: Summary and by C. Everett Koop (1994)
"Caries-producing bacteria metabolize a range of sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose, lactose, and sucrose) to acids that demineralize teeth. ..."

4. Guidelines for Water Reuse by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"Sodium 115 Due to a total dissolved solids limitation of 500 mg/L prior to injection, RO is used to demineralize up to 5 mgd (219 Us) of the reclaimed water ..."

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