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osmose

[oz-mohs, os-] /ˈɒz moʊs, ˈɒs-/
verb (used without object), osmosed, osmosing.
1.
to undergo osmosis.
verb (used with object), osmosed, osmosing.
2.
to subject to osmosis.
noun
3.
Origin of osmose
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; back formation from osmosis
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Examples from the Web for osmose
Historical Examples
  • The following interesting experiment will give you an idea of this process or force of osmose.

    The First Book of Farming Charles L. Goodrich
  • osmose, the movement of fluids through membranes or thin partitions.

    The First Book of Farming Charles L. Goodrich
British Dictionary definitions for osmose

osmose

/ˈɒzməʊs; -məʊz; ˈɒs-/
verb
1.
to undergo or cause to undergo osmosis
noun
2.
a former name for osmosis
Word Origin
C19 (n): abstracted from the earlier terms endosmose and exosmose; related to Greek ōsmos push
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osmose in Medicine

osmose os·mose (ŏz'mōs', ŏs'-)
v. os·mosed, os·mos·ing, os·mos·es
To diffuse or cause to diffuse by osmosis.

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