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- adv. In an osmotic manner
- adv. With regard to osmosis
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By osmosis; diffusively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. by means of osmosis
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I dont know about influence - it seems to happen osmotically throughout a whole life.
I see my fingers hit the keys as I'm writing you and my teeth are gnashing on this Peppermint Sugarless and the chemical swells are osmotically becoming in my mouth, yet still, even with this ineptly delivered buzz — more like a fleeting cessation of pain — my being is completely filled with the absence of you.
Sodium Chloride Since soft lenses are liquid permeable, you want to make sure that your cleaning fluids are as osmotically close to tears as possible.
I have tremendous respect for writers and non-writers, for that matter who can tell a story effectively, whether through some osmotically internalized skill or because they consciously taught themselves to do so.
Why can't that concept osmotically transfer through the wall?
I 'choke' if I think too much about what the market wants when writing pbs, but I've read a lot of picture books over the years and I hope I've absorbed enough 'osmotically' to instinctively come up with the right tone, word length etc...
That Obama was somehow osmotically or otherwise influenced by Weatherman activities before he hit his teens?
The symptoms occur when undigested lactose passes to the large intestine, where it serves as a fermentable substrate for the microbiota and osmotically increases the flow of water into the lumen.
My other, more selfish reason for inviting her would be my secret wish to absorb her talent osmotically.
After winning the $10,000 giant check and being shown the numerous instances of his using the word "fierce" to describe everything, even being picked up osmotically by Tim, Christian vowed to never use the word again.