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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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osmosis

Synonyms:

noun
absorption
consumption, digestion, exhaustion, fusion, imbibing, impregnation, ingestion, inhalation, intake, osmosis, reception, retention, saturation, soaking up, suction, penetration, taking in, drinking in.
osmosis
assimilation, diffusion, passage.
penetration
entrance, ingress, insertion, invasion, perforation, piercing, seepage, stabbing, thrusting, Forcing, Punching.
process
osmosis.
reception
absorption, admission, assimilation, engorgement, ingestion, inhalation, inspiration, reception, suction.
transit
alteration, carriage, conveyance, crossing, infiltration, motion, movement, permeation, portage, shift, shipment, transfer, transference, transport, travel, traverse, Carrying, Transporting.
Examples of usage:
  1. The morphogenic power of osmosis gives rise to an infinite variety of forms. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  2. No osmosis took place. – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  3. The cause of osmosis is the motion of the molecules, or minute particles, that make up the liquid substance. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  4. All substances, however, that appear to be in solution are not able to penetrate membranes, or take part in osmosis. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  5. We now realize the value of a salt- free diet for many conditions disturbing osmosis, and the presence of serum where it should not be. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh

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