electro osmoses

electro-osmosis

[ih-lek-troh-oz-moh-sis, -os-]
noun Physical Chemistry.
the motion of a liquid through a membrane under the influence of an applied electric field.
Also, electroosmosis, electrosmosis.
Also called electroendosmosis.


Origin:
1905–10

electro-osmotic [ih-lek-troh-oz-mot-ik, -os-] , adjective
electro-osmotically, adverb
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electro-osmosis
 
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Also called: electroendosmosis movement of liquid through a capillary tube or membrane under the influence of an electric field: used in controlling rising damp

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