Definition of Adsorb in English :

Define Adsorb in English

Adsorb meaning in English

Meaning of Adsorb in English

Pronunciation of Adsorb in English

Adsorb pronunciation in English

Pronounce Adsorb in English


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1. adsorb

accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface

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to undergo or cause to undergo a process in which a substance, usually a gas, accumulates on the surface of a solid forming a thin film, often only one molecule thick
to adsorb hydrogen on nickel
oxygen adsorbs on tungsten
Compare absorb (sense 8)

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verb transitive
to collect (a gas, liquid, or dissolved substance) in condensed form on a surface

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tr.v. ad·sorbed, ad·sorb·ing, ad·sorbs
To take up by adsorption.

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