ad·​lay·​er | \ ¦ad-¦lā-ər How to pronounce adlayer (audio) \
plural adlayers

Definition of adlayer

: a layer that has formed on a surface by adsorption In addition, the formation of the polymer adlayer by these interactions minimizes the potential for particle-particle interactions which may lead to re-agglomeration and hard compaction of the filler.— Charles R. Hegedus and Ihab L. Kamel, The Journal Of Coatings Technology, 1 July 1993

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First Known Use of adlayer

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adlayer

ad- (in adsorb) + layer entry 1

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“Adlayer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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