Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of transuding; the process of oozing through the pores of a substance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of transuding.
  • noun (Physics) Same as Exosmose.

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  • noun the process of passing through a membrane, pore or interstice

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a substance that transudes
  • noun the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes

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  • An engorgement of blood spurs a lubricating process called vaginal transudation: the seeping of moisture through the walls.

    New York Times, 22 January 2009

    January 24, 2009