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osmotic pressure meaning

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WOsmotic pressure
  • Osmotic pressure is the minimum pressure which needs to be applied to a solution to prevent the inward flow of water across a semipermeable membrane. It is also defined as the measure of the tendency of a solution to take in water by osmosis.
  • The phenomenon of osmotic pressure arises from the propensity of a pure solvent to move through a semi-permeable membrane and into a solution containing a solute to which the membrane is impermeable.
osmotic pressure
osmotic pressure
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Singularia tantum
        • Uncountable nouns

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    Meaning of osmotic pressure for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "osmotic pressure" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
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