HyperDic: adsorb

English > 1 sense of the word adsorb:
VERBcontactadsorbaccumulate (liquids / liquids or gases) on the surface
English > adsorb: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningaccumulate (liquids / liquids or gases) on the surface.
PatternSomething ----s something
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broadersorb, take uptake up a liquid / liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
Adjectivesadsorbablecapable of being adsorbed or accumulated on a surface of a solid
adsorbent, adsorptivehaving capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
Nounsadsorbenta material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
adsorptionthe accumulation of molecules of a gas to form a thin film on the surface of a solid

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