The tendency in fluids to mix, or become equably diffused, when in contact. Same as osmosis, which see.
Origin: [Gr. , equiv. to impulse, fr. to push.]
To diffuse by osmosis.
To cause to diffuse by osmosis.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
os′mōs, n. the tendency of fluids to mix or become equally diffused when in contact, even through an intervening membrane or porous structure—also Osmō′sis.—adj. Osmot′ic, pertaining to, or having, the property of osmose.—adv. Osmot′ically. [Gr. ōsmos=ōsis, impulse—ōthein, to push.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
. If two liquids be separated from each other only by a skin or parchment, each will percolate through the membrane and diffuse into the other; the process is known as osmose, and is constantly illustrated in the animal and vegetable world.
The numerical value of osmose in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of osmose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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