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de·sorb

 (dē-zôrb′, -sôrb′)
tr.v. de·sorbed, de·sorb·ing, de·sorbs
1. To release (something) through pores or interstices.
2. To remove (an absorbed or adsorbed substance) from.


de·sorp′tion (-zôrp′shən, -sôrp′-) n.
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desorb

(dɪˈsɔːb; -ˈzɔːb)
vb
(Chemistry) chem to change from an adsorbed state on a surface to a gaseous or liquid state
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de•sorb

(diˈsɔrb, -ˈzɔrb)

v.t.
to take an absorbed or adsorbed substance from.
[1920–25]
de•sorp′tion, n.
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desorb


Past participle: desorbed
Gerund: desorbing

Imperative
desorb
desorb
Present
I desorb
you desorb
he/she/it desorbs
we desorb
you desorb
they desorb
Preterite
I desorbed
you desorbed
he/she/it desorbed
we desorbed
you desorbed
they desorbed
Present Continuous
I am desorbing
you are desorbing
he/she/it is desorbing
we are desorbing
you are desorbing
they are desorbing
Present Perfect
I have desorbed
you have desorbed
he/she/it has desorbed
we have desorbed
you have desorbed
they have desorbed
Past Continuous
I was desorbing
you were desorbing
he/she/it was desorbing
we were desorbing
you were desorbing
they were desorbing
Past Perfect
I had desorbed
you had desorbed
he/she/it had desorbed
we had desorbed
you had desorbed
they had desorbed
Future
I will desorb
you will desorb
he/she/it will desorb
we will desorb
you will desorb
they will desorb
Future Perfect
I will have desorbed
you will have desorbed
he/she/it will have desorbed
we will have desorbed
you will have desorbed
they will have desorbed
Future Continuous
I will be desorbing
you will be desorbing
he/she/it will be desorbing
we will be desorbing
you will be desorbing
they will be desorbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been desorbing
you have been desorbing
he/she/it has been desorbing
we have been desorbing
you have been desorbing
they have been desorbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been desorbing
you will have been desorbing
he/she/it will have been desorbing
we will have been desorbing
you will have been desorbing
they will have been desorbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been desorbing
you had been desorbing
he/she/it had been desorbing
we had been desorbing
you had been desorbing
they had been desorbing
Conditional
I would desorb
you would desorb
he/she/it would desorb
we would desorb
you would desorb
they would desorb
Past Conditional
I would have desorbed
you would have desorbed
he/she/it would have desorbed
we would have desorbed
you would have desorbed
they would have desorbed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.desorb - go away from the surface to which (a substance) is adsorbed
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
disappear, vanish, go away - get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace"
desorb - remove from a surface on which it is adsorbed; "the substance was desorbed"
2.desorb - remove from a surface on which it is adsorbed; "the substance was desorbed"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
desorb - go away from the surface to which (a substance) is adsorbed
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The molecules then "thermally desorb" and "bounce around", until they land in a location cold enough for the water to cool down and return to the surface.
These molecules then 'thermally desorb' from the lunar soil to reach a nearby cold location where they can stick or populate Moon's "extremely tenuous atmosphere or exosphere, until temperatures drop and the molecules return to the surface."
Fragments (a, b) in Figure 10 demonstrate that flows are highly non-equilibrium at initial stage of degassing and total flow is integrating from intensively emanated portions of the quick gas from the leading part of the hole and residual amount that continues to desorb slowly with almost constant rate at the lagging parts of the hole.
The team discovered that by keeping the tip of their microscope extremely close to the molecule being studied, within 600-800 trillionths of a metre, the duration of how long the electron sticks to the target molecule can be reduced by over two orders of magnitude, and so the resulting reaction, here driving individual toluene molecules to lift off (desorb) from a silicon surface, can be controlled.
After the optima (100 rpm), as the rate of agitation speed further increases, the adsorbate starts to desorb from the surface.
It is notable that it is easier to desorb for the nonspecific adsorption case than the specific adsorption case.
The gas in the coal starts to desorb due to the pressure gradient, temperature, and stress disturbance.
For higher temperatures, on the other hand, the catalyst is close to being completely regenerated, thus not containing much nitrate/nitrite that could desorb thermally.
In reality, very few do so and many are just as likely to desorb from the surface.
Therefore, the higher the gas solubility in water is, it is easier for gas to desorb, the higher the gas permeability is, and the greater the pressure drops of gas phase.