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chemisorb

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verb chem·i·sorb \ˈke-mi-ˌsȯrb, ˈkē-, -ˌzȯrb\

Definition of chemisorb

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to take up and hold usually irreversibly by chemical forces

chemisorption

play \ˌke-mi-ˈsȯrp-shən, ˌkē-, -ˈzȯrp-\ noun


Origin and Etymology of chemisorb

chem- + -sorb (as in adsorb)


First Known Use: 1935


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