van der Waals adsorption

noun
\ ˈvandə(r)ˌwȯlz- \

Definition of van der Waals adsorption

: adsorption due to van der Waals forces between the adsorbed molecules and the adsorbing material opposed to chemisorption

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“Van der Waals adsorption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/van%20der%20Waals%20adsorption. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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