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Definition of the noun adsorbent

What does adsorbent mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adsorbents

  1. a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance

Alternative definition of the noun adsorbent


  1. The solid or liquid in the process of adsorption on which the adsorbate accumulates.

Definition of the adjective adsorbent

What does adsorbent mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface

Alternative definition of the adjective adsorbent


  1. Tending to adsorb.

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Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2015)

by Muhammad Rashid Usman

In the dehydration of a gas by adsorption process, water is the adsorbate and retained by the solid adsorbent. See adsorption. Adsorbent: In an adsorption process the solid material that adsorbs one or more solutes onto its surface is known as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

nitrogen can be recovered from the adsorption effluent stream in a PSA process because oxygen moves much faster than nitrogen into the micropores of CMS adsorbent. However, the cycle time of this CMS-based PSA process is much shorter ...

Google previewThe Environment Dictionary (2002)

by David Kemp

ADSORPTION The attachment of solid, liquid or gaseous molecules to the surface of a solid - the adsorbent ...

Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

adsorbent A material that has the ability to extract certain substancesfrom gases, liquids, orsolids by causing them to adhere to its surface without changing the physical properties of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

is complex and a three-body interaction occurs among adsorbent, adsorbate, and solvent. Hence, it is difficult to obtain the MO calculation for the liquid- phase adsorption. A simplified treatment is necessary to overcome the difficulty in the MO ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, 2004 Update Supplement (2004)

by P. Somasundaran

Recently, palm fruit branch adsorbent ...

Google previewThe Water Dictionary (2010)

A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology by Nancy E. McTigue, James M. Symons

An indicator of the adsorptive capacity of an adsorbent for a solute. It appears in the Freundlich equation, which mathematically describes the observed dependence of the amount of solute adsorbed on an ...

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