adsorption compound


Definition of adsorption compound

: a more or less stable combination of varying chemical composition formed between an adsorbing surface and the substance adsorbed — compare compound entry 3 sense 2a

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First Known Use of adsorption compound

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Adsorption compound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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