atmolysis definition

  • noun:
    • The separation of mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through permeable substances.
    • The act or process of separating mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances. See also gaseous diffusion.
    • A method of isolating blended fumes or vapors of unequal diffusibility by confining the mixture in a vessel of permeable material, including graphite, placed in a vacuum. See atmolyzer.
    • The split of mingled fumes of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances.
    • The act or means of isolating mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances. See also gaseous diffusion.
    • an approach of breaking up blended fumes or vapors of unequal diffusibility by confining the mixture in a vessel of porous material, such as for example graphite, positioned in a vacuum. See atmolyzer.

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