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Definition of the adjective adsorptive

What does adsorptive 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 adsorptive


  1. Pertaining to, tending toward, or characterized by adsorption.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1978)

Volume 6 - Calcination Equipment to Catalysis by John J. McKetta Jr

Figures 4 and 5 show the relationship between recovery rates of the DBS adsorptive capacities and the iodine adsorptive capacities and the activating times where the mean carbon temperature is 800°C. As seen from Figs. 3, 4. and 5. the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

Therefore, the characteristic of the sorbent directly decides the performance of any adsorptive separation or purification process. The basic definitions of adsorption-related terminologies are given in the following to clarify and standardize ...

Google previewDictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering (2013)

by Ian J. McColm

adsorptive capacity, dynamic. Noun. See dynamic adsorptive capacity. adsorptive ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Activated Carbon Adsorptive particles or granules usually obtained by heating carbonaceous material in the absence of air or in steam and possessing a high capacity to selectively remove trace and soluble components from solution.

Google previewAlternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia (2016)

by Jay H. Lehr, Jack Keeley

adsorption occurs when an adsorptive accumulates on the surface of an adsorbent and forms a molecular or atomic layer. The adsorptive can be a liquid or gas while the adsorbent can be a ...

Google previewElectrochemical Dictionary (2012)

by Allen J. Bard, György Inzelt, Fritz Scholz

adsorptive stripping voltammetry). Since the determination step consists after all these preconcentration steps in a stripping off of the deposited ...

Google previewConcise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia (1998)

by Joseph C. Salamone

ADSORPTIVE RESINS 29 PHOTODECRADANTS Plastics are used extensively in packaging applications, which creates environmental pollution.2 If polymers are biodegradable they can mix easily with soil after they are discarded.17 These ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science - (2002)

by Arthur T. Hubbard

to transport the probe molecule (adsorptive) to the material under investigation (adsorbent). This facilitates faster equilibration under the experimental ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Named Processes in Chemical Technology, Second Edition (2010)

by Alan E. Comyns

AHR [Adsorptive heat recovery] A vapor-phase process for removing water from ...

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