Adsorb (verb)

To adhere or stick to the surface of a solid or liquid, especially by a process of absorption.


From the word adsorb, which is a combination of the latin word ad- "to" + the english word sorb "to suck up".


  1. The gas was adsorbed by the charcoal.
  2. The dye was adsorbed by the fibers of the fabric.
  3. The moisture was adsorbed by the desiccant.
  4. The protein was adsorbed onto the beads.
  5. The ions were adsorbed onto the electrodes.
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