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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A material having capacity or tendency to take up by physical or chemical forces of the molecules of gases, of dissolved substances, or of liquids by the surfaces of solids or liquids with which they are in contact adj. - Having capacity or tendency

Usage examples (29)
  • The ultimate goal of the project is to demonstrate the adsorbent materials in real power plant environments.
  • Verb (used with object) : Charcoal will adsorb gases
  • It has adsorbent properties and is used in Kaopectate to treat diarrhea.
  • Removal of the carbon dioxide requires heating the adsorbent. for more
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