adsorbate

noun
ad·​sor·​bate | \ ad-ˈsȯr-bət How to pronounce adsorbate (audio) , -ˈzȯr- How to pronounce adsorbate (audio) , -ˌbāt How to pronounce adsorbate (audio) \

Definition of adsorbate

: an adsorbed substance

First Known Use of adsorbate

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adsorbate

adsorb + -ate entry 1

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“Adsorbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adsorbate. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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adsorbate

noun
ad·​sor·​bate | \ ad-ˈsȯr-bət How to pronounce adsorbate (audio) , -ˈzȯr- How to pronounce adsorbate (audio) , -ˌbāt How to pronounce adsorbate (audio) \

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: an adsorbed substance

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