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adoucissement
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Reduction of the hardness of water by removing hardness-forming ions (chiefly calcium and magnesium) by precipitation or ion exchange, or sequestering them as by combining them with substances such as certain phosphates, that form soluble but non-ionized salts.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/7839