hypersorption

noun

hy·​per·​sorp·​tion
: the selective adsorption of various hydrocarbons from gaseous mixtures on activated carbon (as propane from natural gas or ethylene from gases produced in the refining of petroleum)

Word History

Etymology

hyper- + adsorption

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“Hypersorption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypersorption. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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