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Adsorb

Similar term(s): adsorption.

Definition:

To take up and hold (a gas, liquid, or dissolved substance) in a thin layer of molecules on the surface of a solid substance.

Source: US EPA Acid Rain Glossary 

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The contrary of to adsorb is to desorb.

Not to be confused with absorption.

Translation(s):

Español: Adsorción
Français: Adsorption

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