Meaning of DIFFUSATE in English


də̇ˈfyüˌzāt noun

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary diffuse + -ate

: a product of diffusion: as

a. : the material that passes through the membrane in dialysis ; also : the liquid into which such material diffuses — sometimes called also dialyzate

b. : the material that passes through a suitable barrier in gaseous diffusion (as for the separation of isotopes of volatile uranium compounds)

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