adsorbate

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ad·sor·bate

 (ăd-zôr′bĭt, -bāt′, -sôr′-)
n.
An adsorbed substance.

adsorbate

(ədˈsɔːbeɪt; -bɪt; -ˈzɔː-)
n
(Chemistry) a substance that has been or is to be adsorbed on a surface

ad•sorb•ate

(ædˈsɔr beɪt, -bɪt, -ˈzɔr-)

n.
a substance that is adsorbed.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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