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electro-osmosis

[ih-lek-troh-oz-moh-sis, -os-] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ ɒzˈmoʊ sɪs, -ɒs-/
noun, Physical Chemistry
1.
the motion of a liquid through a membrane under the influence of an applied electric field.
Also, electroosmosis, electrosmosis.
Also called electroendosmosis.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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electro-osmotic
[ih-lek-troh-oz-mot-ik, -os-] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ ɒzˈmɒt ɪk, -ɒs-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
electro-osmotically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for electro osmotically

electro-osmosis

noun
1.
movement of liquid through a capillary tube or membrane under the influence of an electric field: used in controlling rising damp Also called electroendosmosis
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