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

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adsorb + -ate entry 1

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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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