HyperDic: adsorbent

English > 2 senses of the word adsorbent:
NOUNsubstanceadsorbent, adsorbent materiala material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
ADJECTIVEalladsorbent, adsorptive, surface-assimilativehaving capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
English > adsorbent: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface.
Synonymsadsorptive, surface-assimilative
Narrowerchemisorptive, chemosorptiveHaving the capacity to adsorb by chemical as contrasted with physical forces
Oppositenonadsorbent, nonadsorptivelacking a capacity to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
Spanishadsorbente
Catalanadsorbent
Nounsadsorbenta material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
Verbsadsorbaccumulate (liquids / liquids or gases) on the surface
English > adsorbent: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance.
Synonymadsorbent material
Broadersorbent, sorbent materialA material that sorbs another substance
Spanishadsorbente, material adsorbente
Catalanadsorbent
Adjectivesadsorbenthaving capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
Verbsadsorbaccumulate (liquids / liquids or gases) on the surface

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