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 for Osmose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Osmose \Os"mose\ ([o^]z"m[=o]s), n. [Gr. ?, equiv. to ? impulse,
     fr. ? to push.] (Chemical Physics)
     (a) The tendency in fluids to mix, or become equably
         diffused, when in contact. Same as osmosis, which see.
         [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     Electric osmose, or Electric endosmose (Elec.), the
        transportation of a liquid through a porous septum by the
        action of an electric current.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  osmosis \os*mo"sis\ ([o^]z*m[=o]"s[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr.
     'wsmo`s, equiv. to 'w^sis impulse, fr. 'wqei^n to push.]
     (Chemical Physics)
     (a) The tendency in fluids to mix, or become equably
         diffused, when in contact. It was first observed between
         fluids of differing densities, and as taking place
         through a membrane or an intervening porous structure. An
         older term for the phenomenon was Osmose.
  
     Note: The more rapid flow from the thinner to the thicker
           fluid was then called endosmosis (formerly
           endosmose), and the opposite, slower current,
           exosmosis (formerly exosmose). Both are, however,
           results of the same force. Osmosis may be regarded as a
           form of molecular attraction, allied to that of
           adhesion. See also osmotic pressure.
     (b) The action produced by this tendency.
         [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "osmose":
     absorb, adsorb, assimilate, blot, blot up, chemisorb, chemosorb,
     digest, drink, drink in, drink up, engross, filter in, imbibe,
     infiltrate, percolate in, seep in, slurp up, soak in, soak up,
     sorb, sponge, swill up, take in, take up
  
  

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