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  • n. A technique whereby the components of a mixture of two liquids are separated by selective permeation through a semipermeable membrane, the component that passes through the membrane being removed by evaporation

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  • n. the concentration of a colloidal solution whose colloid will not pass through a semipermeable membrane; solution is placed in a bag of the membrane and the solvent is evaporated off


Blend of permeation and evaporation (Wiktionary)


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