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Confusing osmosis

  1. Mar 1, 2006 #1
    When a closed jar of hot milk is dipped in a cool solution and tasted after some time then why does it taste like water at the bottom.
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  3. Mar 1, 2006 #2
    i don't know about it exactly.
  4. Mar 1, 2006 #3


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    I've never experienced this phenomena, but a glass jar is not permeable, so it wouldn't be osmosis. It could simply be that heating the milk forces the milkfat out of solution/suspension.
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