semipermeability
noun see semipermeable

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  • semipermeability — “+ noun Etymology: semipermeable + ity : the quality or state of being semipermeable * * * semipermeabilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑semi …   Useful english dictionary

  • semipermeable — semipermeability, n. /sem ee perr mee euh beuhl, sem uy /, adj. permeable only to certain small molecules: a semipermeable membrane. [1895 1900; SEMI + PERMEABLE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • semipermeable — adjective Date: 1888 partially but not freely or wholly permeable; specifically permeable to some usually small molecules but not to other usually larger particles < a semipermeable membrane > • semipermeability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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