Associations to the word «Adsorption»

Wiktionary

ADSORPTION, noun. The adhesion of a liquid or gas on the surface of a solid material, forming a thin film on the surface. Not to be confused with the process of absorption.
ADSORPTION CALORIMETRY, noun. The study of the heat exchanged when molecules are adsorbed on a surface

Dictionary definition

ADSORPTION, noun. The accumulation of molecules of a gas to form a thin film on the surface of a solid.

Wise words

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John Locke