pervaporation

noun

per·​vap·​o·​ra·​tion (ˌ)pər-ˌvap-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce pervaporation (audio)
: the concentration of a colloidal solution whose colloid will not pass through a semipermeable membrane by placing the solution in a bag made of the membrane material and blowing warm air against the surface of the bag

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“Pervaporation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pervaporation. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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