Definition of adsorbate in English:

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Pronunciation: /adˈsɔːbeɪt/
Pronunciation: /adˈzɔːbeɪt/


A substance adsorbed.
Example sentences
  • 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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