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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 previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{ad'sOr,bat} adsorbent [CHEM] A solid or liquid that adsorbs other substances; for example, char— coal, silica, metals, water, and mercury. {ad'sOr-bant} adsorption [CHEM] The surface retention of solid, liquid, or gas molecules, atoms, or ions ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

kaolin Adsorbent clay used to treat diarrhoea and vomiting. karasumi Japanese; preserved roe of ...

Google previewKirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (2007)

See also Aromatic compounds adsorbent affinity, 1:674 alkylated, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1998)

Volume 65 -- Waste: Nuclear Reprocessing and Treatment Technologies to Wastewater Treatment: Multilateral Approach by John J. McKetta Jr

is an excellent adsorbent for many of the organic contaminants present in water supplies and wastewater discharges. GAC use is frequently considered when concentrations of organic pollutants, particularly, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Global Sustainability (2012)

by Tracy Green

A highly adsorbent form of carbon used to.

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Scrabble value of A1D2S1O1R1B3E1N1T1

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