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adsorption
Toxic gas molecules adhere to the activated charcoal in a gas mask, allowing the person wearing the mask to breathe nontoxic air.

ad·sorp·tion

 (ăd-zôrp′shən, -sôrp′-)
n.
The accumulation of gases, liquids, or solutes on the surface of a solid or liquid.

[From adsorb.]

ad·sorp′tive (-tĭv) adj.

adsorptive

(ədˈsɔːptɪv; ədˈzɔːptɪv)
adj
relating to or characterized by adsorption
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Adj.1.adsorptive - having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
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adsorptiv