pervaporate


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Verb1.pervaporate - evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
pervaporate - cause (a liquid) to evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
vaporise, evaporate - change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our eyes"
2.pervaporate - cause (a liquid) to evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
pervaporate - evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
vaporise, evaporate - cause to change into a vapor; "The chemist evaporated the water"
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In pervaporation, separation is effected by passing a liquid feed over the membrane surface and drawing a vacuum on the permeate (pervaporate) side of the membrane.