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atmolysis

[at-mol-uh-sis] /ætˈmɒl ə sɪs/
noun, plural atmolyses
[at-mol-uh-seez] /ætˈmɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a process for separating gases or vapors of different molecular weights by transmission through a porous substance.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; atmo- + -lysis
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atmolysis

/ætˈmɒlɪsɪs/
noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1.
a method of separating gases that depends on their differential rates of diffusion through a porous substance
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