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 (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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(dɪˈsɔːpʃən; -ˈzɔːp-)
(Chemistry) the action or process of desorbing
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Noun1.desorption - changing from an adsorbed state on a surface to a gaseous or liquid state
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
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Keywords: Sorption; Desorption, Dioxins; Soil series; Environmental risk.
Laboratory batch experiments were carried out to investigate the adsorption and desorption of Zn and Cu in an Oxisol and Ultisol amended with three rates of sewage sludge (T1=0% (control), T2=5% and T3 =10% sludge).
The hygroscopicity of a product is defined as its ability to release or absorb water from the environment, phenomena known as water desorption and adsorption (Correa et al., 2014).
Adsorption and desorption mechanisms control soil-pesticide interactions (Shariff, 2009) and also helpful in understanding the effects of controlled or uncontrolled distribution of pesticides in the soil.
[13] also studied the role of clay properties in heavy metal ion sorption and desorption with a series of experiments and found that soil composition would greatly affect the sorption efficiency.
Direct measurement (gas desorption measurement) is quick and provides timely information; however, quantity estimates measured in this way often underestimate true values, since the method cannot relate the exact loss of gas from a coal seam to that from a sealed vessel.
There are several main factors affecting SPME extraction and desorption efficiency, including stir rate, desorption temperature, and time, as well as extraction time.
Gas desorption is a dynamic process that changes over time.
In this investigation, we studied the possibility of using the nanocrystalline silicon carbide (nc-SiC) layers for adsorption and desorption of hydrogen.
These studies reported desorption of ions of oxygen, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and barium from adsorbed layers on metals under bombardment by low-energy electrons.
In order to obtain the best extraction conditions for isolation of the five studied pesticides from oil samples, several experimental factors such as the volume of graphene suspension, amount of the salt (NaCl), type and volume of the desorbing solvent, desorption time with and without application of sonication energy, and desorption temperature were studied.