American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Capable of adsorption.
- n. An adsorptive material, such as activated charcoal.
- adj. Tending to adsorb.
- n. The solid or liquid in the process of adsorption on which the adsorbate accumulates.
- adj. having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
- n. a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
“It has adsorbent properties and is used in Kaopectate to treat diarrhea.”
“Fabrics of harder-twisted yarns, other things being equal, are stronger, smoother, more elastic, more resilient, more abrasion resistant, more absorbent and adsorbent, less prone to pilling or snagging, and even more comfortable on the skin.”
“This adsorbent has been found quite as effective as the fuller's earth and it is possible to recover the vitamine from the carbon with treatment by acid.”
“Port of Seattle officials put an adsorbent boom around his boat and called Knutson, as well as oil-spill response agencies as required by law.”
“Released as a vapor by the burning of tobacco, nicotine is a strong and persistent adsorbent onto indoor surfaces that is released back to indoor air for a period of months after smoking ceased.”
“The new synthetic-ligand affinity adsorbent, AlbuPure®, will be co-marketed by both companies.”
“In November 2009, ProMetic finalized a long-term (5-year) supply agreement with Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. to provide a synthetic ligand affinity adsorbent for use in the manufacture of its rHuPH20 product, a recombinant version of human hyaluronidase enzyme.”
“In December 2009, ProMetic entered into an agreement with a multinational company to develop a Mimetic Ligand ™ affinity adsorbent to improve the manufacturing process for a second-generation biopharmaceutical targeting a $1B market.”
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