Definition of adsorbate in English:


Line breaks: ad¦sorb|ate
Pronunciation: /adˈsɔːbeɪt
, -ˈzɔːb-/


  • A substance adsorbed.
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    • An adsorbed substance is termed an adsorbate while the material on which adsorption occurs is the substrate.
    • These adsorbates can be removed using UV light in combination with oxygen in an in situ cleaning unit.
    • It was found that some species of adsorbed proteins or peptides insert in such a way as to form pores at a sufficiently high adsorbate concentration.

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