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  • n. A separation process in which a solution is permeated through a membrane and subsequently extracted with a solvent


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  • The Memstar process combines conventional reverse osmosis, as used in water desalination plants, with a second membrane-based process known as evaporative perstraction, to lower the alcohol level in wine without affecting its quality.

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