hypersorption

noun
hy·​per·​sorp·​tion

Definition of hypersorption

: 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)

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History and Etymology for hypersorption

hyper- + adsorption

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“Hypersorption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypersorption. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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