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 (ăd-zôr′bənt, -sôr′-)
Capable of adsorption.
An adsorptive material, such as activated charcoal.


(ədˈsɔːbənt; -ˈzɔː-)
(Chemistry) capable of adsorption
(Chemistry) a material, such as activated charcoal, on which adsorption can occur
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Noun1.adsorbent - a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
sorbent, sorbent material - a material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption
Adj.1.adsorbent - having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
nonadsorbent, nonadsorptive - lacking a capacity to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface


a. adsorbente.


adj adsorbente
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