electrodialysis

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electrodialysis

[ih-lek-troh-dahy-al-uh-sis]
noun, plural electrodialyses [ih-lek-troh-dahy-al-uh-seez] . Physical Chemistry.
dialysis in which electrodes of opposite charge are placed on either side of a membrane to accelerate diffusion.

Origin:
1920–25; electro- + dialysis

electrodialitic [ih-lek-troh-dahy-uh-lit-ik] , adjective
electrodialitically, adverb
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electrodialysis (ɪˌlɛktrəʊdaɪˈælɪsɪs)
 
n
dialysis in which electrolytes are removed from a colloidal solution by a potential difference between two electrodes separated by one or more membranes

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electrodialysis e·lec·tro·di·al·y·sis (ĭ-lěk'trō-dī-āl'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Dialysis at a rate increased by the application of an electric potential across the dialysis membrane, used especially to remove electrolytes from a colloidal suspension.

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electrodialysis   (ĭ-lěk'trō-dī-āl'ĭ-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
A process by which ionized materials dissolved in a liquid, such as the anions and cations of dissolved salts, are moved across a membrane by the application of an electric field, separating them from liquids or ions of opposite charge. Electrodialysis can be use for the desalinization of brackish water.
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Example sentences
The thermal processes, ion exchange, and electrodialysis have their own specific inputs and prompts.
He is an expert in aluminum and magnesium processing and recycling, as well as electrodialysis processing.
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