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  • n. The separation of mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of separating mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances. See also gaseous diffusion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A method of separating mixed gases or vapors of unequal diffusibility by confining the mixture in a vessel of porous material, such as graphite, placed in a vacuum. See atmolyzer.

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  • JM is researching a process akin to atmolysis but applied to people.

    January 30, 2011