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2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Holli L. Estridge, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Jul. 12--Texas A&M University researchers are spearheading development of a water desalination process as part of a $400,000 project with Qatar Science & Technology Park. Desalination is the removal of dissolved salt and other minerals from ocean or brackish water. "Salty brine is the byproduct of conventional desalination processes, but the new process would use lime and aluminum to yield solid waste that could be easily disposed,"...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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