desorb

verb

desorbed; desorbing; desorbs

transitive verb

: to remove (a sorbed substance) by the reverse of adsorption or absorption

Examples of desorb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pure water then desorbs into an air-tight system and is condensed inside the hydropanels. Isabel Garcia, House Beautiful, 17 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of desorb was in 1924

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“Desorb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desorb. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

desorb

transitive verb
: to remove (a sorbed substance) by the reverse of adsorption or absorption
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