sorption


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sorp·tion

 (sôrp′shən)
n.
1. The process of sorbing.
2. The state of being sorbed.

[Back-formation from absorption and adsorption.]

sorp′tive adj.
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sorption

(ˈsɔːpʃən)
n
(Chemistry) the process in which one substance takes up or holds another; adsorption or absorption
[C20: back formation from absorption, adsorption]
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sorp•tion

(ˈsɔrp ʃən)

n.
the act of sorbing or process of being sorbed.
[1905–10]
sorp′tive, adj.
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sorp·tion

(sôrp′shən)
The taking up and holding of one substance by another. Sorption is used especially as a general term for absorption and adsorption.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sorption - the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption)
absorption, soaking up - (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
adsorption, surface assimilation - the accumulation of molecules of a gas to form a thin film on the surface of a solid
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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Translations
sorpcija
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Sorption studies of pesticides are required for understanding fate of pesticides in natural environment especially in the soil and ground water (Monkiedje and Spiteller, 2002; Konda et al, 2002).
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