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electrodialysis Line breaks: elec¦tro|di¦aly¦sis
Pronunciation: /ɪˌlɛktrəʊdʌɪˈalɪsɪs/

Definition of electrodialysis in English:


[mass noun] Chemistry
Dialysis in which the movement of ions is aided by an electric field applied across the semipermeable membrane.
Example sentences
  • One possible application of electrodialysis is the desalination of water.
  • Electricity generators are also replacing some of the disinfection and cleansing chemicals by installing systems using ozone, electrodialysis, and reverse osmosis.
  • Research and development is being undertaken on most membrane processes, including reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, and electrodialysis.
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