Adjective "adsorptive" definition and examples

(Adsorptive may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The first model focuses on surfaces expanding as a result of adsorptive processes.'
  2. 'The institution is performing general membrane research and has recently started working on ceramic membranes and chitosan-based adsorptive membrane systems.'

More definitions

1. to gather (a gas, liquid, or dissolved substance) on a surface in a condensed layer: Charcoal will adsorb gases.

More examples(as adjective)

"capacities can be adsorptive."

"properties can be adsorptive."

"media can be adsorptive."

Origin

(adsorb)