Definitions

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  • adjective Able to be adsorbed

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  • adjective capable of being adsorbed or accumulated on a surface of a solid

Etymologies

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adsorb +‎ -able

Examples

  • Nor does CARU have standards on substances in question in this case, such as nitrogen, nitrates, adsorbable organic halides (AOX), or dioxins and furans (persistent organic pollutants that pose a threat to human health).

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