desorb

verb
de·​sorb | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈsȯrb How to pronounce desorb (audio) , -ˈzȯrb How to pronounce desorb (audio) \
desorbed; desorbing; desorbs

Definition of desorb

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, "Make Your Home Super Sustainable with These ‘Hydropanels’ That Make Drinkable Water," 17 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of desorb

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Desorb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desorb. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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de·​sorb | \ (ˈ)dē-ˈsȯ(ə)rb How to pronounce desorb (audio) , -ˈzȯ(ə)rb How to pronounce desorb (audio) \

Medical Definition of desorb

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

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