osmosis
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osmosis(
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mo
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sihs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physics)
a. la ósmosis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Water is able to move around the body thanks to cellular osmosis.El agua puede moverse por el cuerpo gracias a la ósmosis celular.
b. la osmosis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Osmosis enables reuptake of water from the gastrointestinal tract.La osmosis permite la reabsorción del agua del tracto gastrointestinal.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(gradual mingling)
a. la ósmosis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a kind of cultural osmosis in which the invaders absorbed many of the local traditions.Existió una suerte de ósmosis cultural por la cual los invasores absorbieron muchas de las tradiciones del lugar.
b. la osmosis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to study all of this because you won't learn it by osmosis.Tienes que estudiarte todo esto porque no lo vas a aprender por osmosis.
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osmosis
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (also fig)
a. la ósmosis f inv, osmosis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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osmosis [ɒzˈməʊsɪs]
noun
ósmosis (f); osmosis (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ósmosis
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “osmosis.”
ósmosis(
ohs
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moh
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sees
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (physics)
a. osmosis
La membrana semipermeable permite que se produzca la ósmosis.The semipermeable membrane allows osmosis to occur.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(gradual mingling)
a. osmosis
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Transferir la cultura mediante ósmosis resulta más efectivo que tratar de imponerla por la fuerza.Transferring culture through osmosis is more effective than imposing it through force.
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ósmosis
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physics)
a. osmosis
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
osmosis
ósmosis
osmosis
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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ósmosis inversa
reverse osmosis
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