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Adjective: adsorbent  ud'zor-bunt or ad'sor-bunt
  1. Having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
    - adsorptive, surface-assimilative
Noun: adsorbent  ud'zor-bunt or ad'sor-bunt
  1. A material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
    - adsorbent material

Derived forms: adsorbents

See also: chemisorptive, chemosorptive

Type of: sorbent, sorbent material

Antonym: nonadsorptive

Encyclopedia: Adsorbent