Adjective "Adsorptive" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Adsorptive


    Definition:

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

    Origin:
    adsorb

    Examples:

    "capacities can be adsorptive."

    "properties can be adsorptive."

    "media can be adsorptive."