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awzmoh sis

  • n  (biology, chemistry) diffusion of molecules through a semipermeable membrane from a place of higher concentration to a place of lower concentration until the concentration on both sides is equal

  • I had not, at that time, seen any yakuza films, although I was aware of the genre by some species of pop-culture osmosis.
  • O Water undergoes reverse osmosis to filter out impurities and is then distilled into steam, while Hint, left, comes in flavors like pear, peppermint and a fabulous pomegranate .
  • Clearly, cooperation on the AfPak part of the program is proceeding apace and it ain't happening by osmosis.
News & Articles

  • Veolia Wins Desalination Plant Contract in Saudi Arabia
    Veolia Environnement was awarded a contract for a reverse-osmosis desalination plant on the Arabian Gulf by Marafiq, the Saudi power and water utility for Jubail and Yanbu, al-Riyadh newspaper said without disclosing terms.
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Western Springs water plant undergoes iron testing
    WESTERN SPRINGS — Testing for removal of trace iron deposits still remains at the village’s newly-constructed water treatment plant. Monitored by the village Water Department, the plant is designed using reverse osmosis technology, which removes salt and other substances from water molecules facilitated by membrane-technology filtration. The water blend of the new system consists of 15 percent ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Doings Western Springs

  • Bill Belichick in USA Today
    I'm sure it's helpful,said Belichick, whose father, Steve, played for the Detroit Lions. "There's things you learn and understand - sometimes it's by osmosis, other times it's just a lifestyle. I can relate to that."
  • David Yates in New York Daily News
    Can you imagine how intimidating that must have been for them when they were starting out,says director David Yates. "By osmosis, they've probably been picking up so much, because the only actors they've ever worked with are these...
  • Theodore Sorensen in New York Times
    Hillary should be careful about scoffing at other people's experience,Mr. Sorensen said. "It's not as if the process of osmosis gives her presidential qualities by physical proximity."

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