ad·sorb / adˈzôrb; -ˈsôrb/ • v. [tr.] (of a solid) hold (molecules of a gas or liquid or solute) as a thin film on the outside surface or on internal surfaces within the material: charcoal will not adsorb nitrates. DERIVATIVES: ad·sorb·a·ble adj. ad·sorp·tion n. ad·sorp·tive adj.
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