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English Word:

osmosis


English Pronunciation:

os•mo•sis


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(New Latin)


⇨Definition

Osmose.



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Wiktionary

Noun:

osmosis (plural osmoses) The net movement of solvent molecules from a region of high solvent potential to a region of lower solvent potential through a partially permeable membrane (slang) Picking up knowledge accidentally, without actually seeking that particular knowledge. I was reading about chickens, and I guess I learned about hawks through osmosis. 1999, Neil Gaiman, Stardust, pages 36-37 (2001 Perennial paperback edition) At age fourteen, by a process of osmosis, of dirty jokes, whispered secrets and filthy ballads, Tristram learned of sex.


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Similar Words:

Other words similar to osmosis can be found below:

1.osmanli
2.osmanthus
3.osmate
4.osmaterium
5.osmazome
6.osmeriform
7.osmiamate
8.osmiamic
9.osmiamic acid
10.osmian
11.osmic
12.osmic acid
13.osmidrosis
14.osmio
15.osmious
16.osmiridium
17.osmite
18.osmium
19.osmium tetroxide
20.osmobiosis
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