[ at-mol-uh-sis ]
/ ætˈmɒl ə sɪs /
noun, plural at·mol·y·ses [at-mol-uh-seez] /ætˈmɒl əˌsiz/.
a process for separating gases or vapors of different molecular weights by transmission through a porous substance.
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Examples from the Web for atmolysis
By this means (“atmolysis”) he was enabled partially to separate oxygen from air.
British Dictionary definitions for atmolysis
/ (ætˈmɒlɪsɪs) /
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
a method of separating gases that depends on their differential rates of diffusion through a porous substance
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