Definitions for osmoseˈɒz moʊs, ˈɒs-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word osmose

GCIDERate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Osmose(n.)

    The tendency in fluids to mix, or become equably diffused, when in contact. Same as osmosis, which see.

  2. Origin: [Gr. , equiv. to impulse, fr. to push.]

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. osmose(Verb)

    To diffuse by osmosis.

  2. osmose(Verb)

    To cause to diffuse by osmosis.

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Osmose

    . 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.


Find a translation for the osmose definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these osmose definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"osmose." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 19 Apr. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for osmose? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for osmose:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.