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


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


(ædˈsɔr beɪt, -bɪt, -ˈzɔr-)

a substance that is adsorbed.
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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
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As the substrate becomes increasingly contaminated by adsorbates over time, the topographical measurements of the DNA molecule become difficult to obtain.
AC3 was further undergo adsorption analysis using two adsorbates methylene blue and PCP.
The adsorption of 4-NP by AKC and JAC was found to be influenced by the initial concentration of the adsorbates, contact time, solution pH, adsorbent dosage and temperature.
0, the isotherm is concave downward, implying that the added adsorbates are weakly bound.
Lagergren pseudo-first-order kinetics is one of the most frequent kinetic models used to describe the adsorption of different adsorbates from an aqueous solution by solid adsorbent.
Activated carbon is used in a wide range of applications that primarily involve the treatment of gas, liquid, or vapor, and to remove any unwanted adsorbates.
This concentration gradient favors a higher adsorption of the higher concentration adsorbates in relation to other presents in solution.
This is probably due to the decreased chemical interaction between adsorbates and adsorbent indicating the exothermic nature of the adsorption process.
This may be due to adsorbates characteristic in term of electronegativity and ionic radius (Jusoh et al.
The adsorbates used were the following acid dyes: yellow Erionyl RXL, navy blue Erionyl R and red Erionyl A-3B, provided by Huntsman (formerly Ciba Segmento Textil).