osmosis

US [ɑzˈmoʊsɪs]
UK [ɒzˈməʊsɪs]
  • n.渗透;耳濡目染;潜移默化
  • Web渗透作用;渗透性;渗透压
osmosis
n.
1.
渗透the gradual passing of a liquid through a membrane (= a thin layer of material) as a result of there being different amounts of dissolved substances on either side of the membrane
Water passes into the roots of a plant by osmosis.
水渗透至植物根部。
2.
耳濡目染;潜移默化the gradual process of learning or being influenced by sth, as a result of being in close contact with it

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