osmose

osmose

[oz-mohs, os-]
verb (used without object), osmosed, osmosing.
1.
to undergo osmosis.
verb (used with object), osmosed, osmosing.
2.
to subject to osmosis.
noun

Origin:
1850–55; back formation from osmosis

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osmose (ˈɒzməʊs, -məʊz, ˈɒs-)
 
vb
1.  to undergo or cause to undergo osmosis
 
n
2.  a former name for osmosis
 
[C19 (n): abstracted from the earlier terms endosmose and exosmose; related to Greek ōsmos push]

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osmose os·mose (ŏz'mōs', ŏs'-)
v. os·mosed, os·mos·ing, os·mos·es
To diffuse or cause to diffuse by osmosis.

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