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From French adsorber, from Latin ad- (to), + sorbere (suck in).

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adsorb (third-person singular simple present adsorbs, present participle adsorbing, simple past and past participle adsorbed)

  1. (transitive, chemistry) To accumulate on a surface, by adsorption

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  Adsorption on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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