the process in which pure water is produced by forcing waste or saline water through a semipermeable membrane.
a technique for purifying water, in which pressure is applied to force liquid through a semipermeable membrane in the opposite direction to that in normal osmosis
reverse osmosis n.
The movement of a solvent in the opposite direction from osmosis in such a manner that the solvent moves from a solution of greater concentration through a membrane to a solution of lesser concentration.
A method of producing pure water by forcing saline or impure water through a semipermeable membrane across which salts or impurities cannot pass. Reverse osmosis is used for water filtration, for desalinization of seawater, and in kidney dialysis machines.
- Reverse passive hemagglutination
reverse passive hemagglutination n. A diagnostic technique for virus infection using agglutination by viruses of red blood cells that previously have been coated with antibody specific to the virus.
noun, Printing. 1. a plate for printing a reverse.
- Reverse polish notation
- Reverse polish syntax