electrodialysis
noun Date: 1921 dialysis accelerated by an electromotive force applied to electrodes adjacent to the membranes • electrodialytic adjective

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  • Electrodialysis — ) in that dissolved species are moved away from the feed stream rather than the reverse. Because the quantity of dissolved species in the feed stream is far less than that of the fluid, electrodialysis offers the practical advantage of much… …   Wikipedia

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  • electrodialysis — electrodialitic /i lek troh duy euh lit ik/, adj. electrodialitically, adv. /i lek troh duy al euh sis/, n., pl. electrodialyses /seez /. Physical Chem. dialysis in which electrodes of opposite charge are placed on either side of a membrane to… …   Universalium

  • electrodialysis — noun A form of dialysis in which the rate is increased by the presence of an electric potential across the membrane, especially one using an ion selective membrane …   Wiktionary

  • electrodialysis — In an electric field, the removal of ions from larger molecules and particles. Cf.:electro osmosis. * * * elec·tro·di·al·y·sis i .lek trō dī al ə səs n, pl y·ses .sēz dialysis accelerated by an electromotive force applied to electrodes adjacent… …   Medical dictionary

  • electrodialysis — n. method of separating compounds using an electric current (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • electrodialysis — e•lec•tro•di•al•y•sis [[t]ɪˌlɛk troʊ daɪˈæl ə sɪs[/t]] n. pl. ses [[t]ˌsiz[/t]] chem. dialysis in which electrodes of opposite charge are placed on either side of a membrane to accelerate diffusion • Etymology: 1920–25 e•lec tro•di a•lyt′ic ˌdaɪ… …   From formal English to slang

  • electrodialysis — n. dialysis in which electrodes are placed on either side of a semi permeable membrane, as used in obtaining pure water from salt water …   Useful english dictionary

  • Electrodialysis reversal — EDR desalination is an electrodialysis reversal desalination membrane process that has been commercially used since the early 1960s. An electric current migrates dissolved salt ions, including fluorides, nitrates and sulfates, through an… …   Wikipedia

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