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Reverse Osmosis
Reverse Osmosis

Reverse Osmosis is a process used to remove ionic pollutants in water. It uses a semipermeable membrane to separate unwanted salts, while letting clean water pass through. 

In a nonspontaneous process like reverse osmosis, an external driving force allows the process proceed. In this case, the external force is pressure, which helps the water move from a point of higher solute concentration to that of a lower solute concentration. This is as opposed to the spontaneous process of osmosis, where water flows from a point of lower solute concentration to that of a higher solute concentration.

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