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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of osmose.


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  • When I turned around again the young lady had somehow osmosed out of her clothes, which were right there on the car seat looking like she had simply passed through the cloth, and there she was in all her glory, and I mean that most seriously and reverently, believe me!

    Printing: On Women, Love, Sex and Art

  • In lieu of staring at the back of another passenger's head in an effort to make him turn around, it's possible my eyes drifted toward a passenger's book and I osmosed a line or two.

    Peter Mehlman: Just To Clarify

  • Could it be that these guys have been listening to developers talk, and have osmosed the idea?

    Simplicity is spreading

  • “Looks like somebody preached it to me long enough that it damn near osmosed itself from her body to mine.”


  • The word has osmosed out into the Casino, and there is presently a throng of kibitzers gathered around the table, waiting for casualties.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • In addition to the iodide, some of the fatty base had osmosed through the membrane in each case.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885

  • No. 2 "0.7 c.c." showing that the most iodine had osmosed in the case of the ointment made with unguentum paraffini (equivalent to vaseline).

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885

  • Eddie Izzard's extremely funny brand of absurd comedy is so contagious it seems to have osmosed to his ticket prices.

    News24 Top Stories

  • Okay then, I will ... the urine osmosed up the front of his shirt all the way to his neckline, his shorts were soaked front and back (it was week 1, and it was HOT), the smell cleared all seats within 20 feet of him and yet he still tried in vain to find people to high-five on every Lions tackle / run / reception. Stories / Popular

  • Since I can’t give you much in the way of track listing — I could identify "Closer," "Terrible Lie," "March of the Pigs," and, shockingly, I knew every word to "The Hand that Feeds" thanks to an unruly iTunes shuffle that has apparently osmosed it into my brain– let’s talk atmosphere instead, because my gosh, what a gorgeously innovative mise en scéne Trent’s put together.

    Lollapalooza 08 Sunday: Nine Inch Nails bring us closer to God, going home |


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