desorption

noun
de·​sorp·​tion | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈsȯrp-shən How to pronounce desorption (audio) , -ˈzȯrp- \

Definition of desorption

: the process of desorbing

First Known Use of desorption

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Desorption.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desorption. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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desorption

noun
de·​sorp·​tion | \ -ˈsȯrp-shən How to pronounce desorption (audio) , -ˈzȯrp- How to pronounce desorption (audio) \

Medical Definition of desorption

: the process of desorbing

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