Definition of adsorb verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

adsorb

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verb
NAmE//ædˈsɔrb//
 
, NAmE//‑ˈzɔrb//
 
adsorb something(technology)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they adsorb
 
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he / she / it adsorbs
 
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past simple adsorbed
 
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-ing form adsorbing
 
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if something adsorbs a liquid, gas, or other substance, it holds it on its surface The dye is adsorbed onto the fiber.
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