from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To take up and chemically bind (a substance) onto the surface of another substance.
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- v. to adsorb a substance on the surface or another by chemical bonding
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- v. take up a substance by chemisorption
Alteration of chemo- + (ab)sorb.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)