Complete Definition of "adsorb"

English

Etymology
Via French, from Latin prefix ad-, to, + verb sorbere, "suck in".

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)b|-ÉË(r)b

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. chemistry To accumulate a substance on the surface of another, by adsorption

Translations

Croatian: t-|hr|adsorbirati
Finnish: pidättää, adsorboida, adsorboitua
mid
Italian: adsorbire
Latin: adsorbere

Derived terms
adsorbed
adsorption

See also
absorb

ar:adsorb
io:adsorb
vi:adsorb

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