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ad·sor·bent

 (ăd-zôr′bənt, -sôr′-)
adj.
Capable of adsorption.
n.
An adsorptive material, such as activated charcoal.
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adsorbent

(ədˈsɔːbənt; -ˈzɔː-)
adj
(Chemistry) capable of adsorption
n
(Chemistry) a material, such as activated charcoal, on which adsorption can occur
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adsorbent - a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
sorbent, sorbent material - a material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption
Adj.1.adsorbent - having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
nonadsorbent, nonadsorptive - lacking a capacity to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
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Translations

ad·sorb·ent

a. adsorbente.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

adsorbent

adj adsorbente
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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