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n. - Diffusion of molecules through a semipermeable membrane from a place of higher concentration to a place of lower concentration until the concentration on both sides is equal.

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  • The most common alternative, reverse osmosis, is cheaper, but it 's still pricey and energy-intensive.
  • The object of the process called osmosis is to carry off these salts.
  • Now, there is a process known as reverse osmosis, which is very good typically at getting rid of almost all impurities.
  • But they are suffering from "osmosis," from simply spending too much time around investment bankers and the like. for more
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