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ad·sor·bate(ăd-zôr′bĭt, -bāt′, -sôr′-)
An adsorbed substance.
adsorbate(ədˈsɔːbeɪt; -bɪt; -ˈzɔː-)
(Chemistry) a substance that has been or is to be adsorbed on a surface
ad•sorb•ate(ædˈsɔr beɪt, -bɪt, -ˈzɔr-)
a substance that is adsorbed.
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|Noun||1.||adsorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being adsorbed|
sorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being taken up by another substance by either absorption or adsorption
|Adj.||1.||adsorbate - capable of being adsorbed or accumulated on a surface of a solid|