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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of adsorb.

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Examples

  • According to this theory the layer of gas adsorbed is limited - in ideal border-line cases at least - to an extremely thin film of gas molecules extending over a single plane, thus a film whose thickness is that of a single molecule or, in other words, is monomolecular.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1932 - Presentation Speech

  • It is considered an unconventional source as the gas may be attached to or "adsorbed" onto organic matter.

    The Times of India

  • In such purifiers, chemicals, gases, and odors stick to the carbon and are "adsorbed" onto its huge surface area, bonding to the surface through chemical attraction.

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  • His claim was, however, greeted with great scepticism, and the crystals were suggested to be inorganic salts with the enzyme adsorbed or occluded.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry: The Development of Modern Chemistry

  • Warren the Ape is clearly not a Jedi Master, but he might be too adsorbed in self-help therapy to be a successful Sith Lord.

    The Official Star Wars Blog » Seth Green vs. Warren the Ape with Lightsabers!

  • There is a typo in the last paragraph – it should read absorbed, not adsorbed.

    FAITH • by Aaron Polson

  • The cosmic-ray driven electron-induced reaction of halogenated molecules adsorbed on ice surfaces has been proposed as a new mechanism for the formation of the polar ozone hole.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Rosenberg used X-rays from the Advanced Photon Source to bombard chiral molecules adsorbed on a magnetic substrate and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy to track changes in the molecular bonds.

    Can't We All Be Friends?

  • Given the misery and waste caused by Marxism in all it forms over the last 100 years and the continuing assault waged by Marxists against democratic capitalism, I do not want as USA President someone who has has adsorbed many of those views and beliefs to an extent that can not be explained away.

    USA Election 2008: I am voting For John McCain and Sarah Palin « PurpleSlog – Awesomeness & Modesty Meets Sexy

  • The cosmic-ray driven electron-induced reaction of halogenated molecules adsorbed on ice surfaces has been proposed as a new mechanism for the formation of the polar ozone hole.

    Commander Coincidence

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  • Accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface.

    Citation

    August 31, 2008

  • JM is adsorbed yet finds it strangely attractive.

    June 13, 2010