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What Happens When the External Pressure Applied Becomes More than the Osmotic Pressure of Solution? - Chemistry

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What happens when the external pressure applied becomes more than the osmotic pressure of solution?

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Solution

When the external pressure exerted on the solution is higher than the osmotic pressure, the pure solvent starts flowing out of the solution through the semi-permeable membrane. This process is known as reverse-osmosis.

Concept: Colligative Properties and Determination of Molar Mass - Osmosis and Osmotic Pressure
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