adsorption isotherm


Definition of adsorption isotherm

: a curve obtained by plotting at constant temperature the quantity of adsorbate against the concentration of the substance in the original gas or solution

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First Known Use of adsorption isotherm

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of adsorption isotherm was in 1907

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“Adsorption isotherm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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