adsorbent definition

  • adjective:
    • with the capacity of adsorption.
    • looking after adsorb.
    • having ability or habit of adsorb or cause to build up on a surface
  • noun:
    • An adsorptive material, eg activated charcoal.
    • The solid or liquid in the process of adsorption on which the adsorbate builds up.
    • a material having capability or tendency to adsorb another compound

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