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adsorb

 [ad-sorb´]
to attract and retain other material on the surface; to conduct the process of adsorption.

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb'), Do not confuse this word with absorb.
To take up by adsorption.
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

adsorb

/ad·sorb/ (ad-sorb´) to attract and retain other material on the surface; to conduct the process of adsorption.

Adsorb

To attract and hold molecules of other substances to a surface.

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb')
To gather on or attract to a surface in a layer of condensation; to attach without covalent bonding.
Compare: absorb
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb') Do not confuse this word with absorb.
To take up by adsorption.
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

adsorb,

v to attract molecules of a substance to the surface of another solid substance.

adsorb

to attract and retain other material on the surface.
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Adsorbable organic halides (AOX) were particularly a challenging parameter.
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Since 1990, Weyerhaeuser's pulp and paper mills have reduced chloroform emissions by 90%, adsorbable organic halides (AOX) by 88%, chemical oxygen demand (COD) by 75%, total suspended solids (TSS) by 45% and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) by 30%.
The papers, Adsorbable Organic Halide (AOX) in the Athabaska River and Chlorinated Phenols, Guaiacols, Catechols and Veratroles in the Athabaska River, were authored by Leigh Noton, Alberta Environment, and C.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- James River Corporation's (NYSE: JR) Marathon, Ontario, pulp mill has received the Lake Superior Forum Award from the Lake Superior Binational Program in recognition of the mill's 77 percent reduction of adsorbable organic halides and greater than 99 percent reduction of dioxins and furans from its waste water discharge system.
The result was a significant reduction of adsorbable organic halides (AOX) and virtual elimination of detectable dioxins and furans into Lake Superior.