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chemisorption

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noun che·mi·sorp·tion \ ˌkem-i-ˈsȯrp-shən, ˌkē-mi-, -ˈzȯrp- \

medical Definition of chemisorption

:the usually irreversible process of the atoms in a surface (as of a solid) forming chemical bonds with molecules that come in contact with them
  • chemisorption of gaseous nitrogen on iron catalysts

chemisorb

play \ˈkem-i-ˌsȯ(ə)rb, ˈkē-mi-, -ˈzȯ(ə)rb\ transitive verb

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