adsorb

verb ad·sorb \ ad-ˈsȯrb , -ˈzȯrb \

Definition of adsorb

: to take up and hold by adsorption

adsorbable

play \-ˈsȯr-bə-bəl, -ˈzȯr-\ adjective

adsorber

play \-ˈsȯr-bər, -ˈzȯr-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of adsorb

back-formation from adsorption


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adsorb

transitive verb ad·sorb \ ad-ˈsȯ(ə)rb , -ˈzȯ(ə)rb \

medical Definition of adsorb

: to take up and hold by adsorption

adsorbability

play \-ˌsȯr-bə-ˈbil-ət-ē, -ˌzȯr-\ noun, plural -ties

adsorbable

play \-ˈsȯr-bə-bəl, -ˈzȯr-\ adjective

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