adlayer

noun ad·lay·er \ ¦ad-¦lā-ər \

Definition of adlayer

plural adlayers
chemistry
: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. KamelThe Journal Of Coatings Technology1 July 1993

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Origin and Etymology of adlayer

ad- (inadsorb) +1layer


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