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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

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]
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These ordanoahlorine compounds are collectively termed (Saima, Izharul 2012) as adsorbable organic halides (AOX).
Considering the above drawbacks this study explores the possibility of naturally occurring resident bacteria on the reduction of adsorbable organic halides present in the effluent emanating from pulp and paper mill located in Northern India.
Adsorbable organic halides (AOX) were particularly a challenging parameter.
The present work involved the study in reduction of adsorbable organic halides of pulp and paper mill sector India.
Upflow anaerobic filter for the degradation of adsorbable organic halides (AOX) from bleach composite wastewater of pulp and paper industry, Chemosphere 75: 117941185.
Removal of Adsorbable Organic Halides (AOX) from recycled pulp and paper (PandP) mill effluent using granular activated carbon-sequencing batch biofilm reactor (GAC-SBBR), Modern.
The aim of this study was to determine how the adsorbable organic halogen (AOX) formation in the elemental chlorine tree (ECF) bleaching effluent was influenced by oxygen delignification before bleaching and by the hexenuronic acid (HexA) content of the pulps.
It is also finding application in the analysis of adsorbable organochlorines (AOX).
GE s new biocide enhances heat transfer rates, increases efficiency, reduces the amount of chemicals, which lowers environmental impact, and diminishes adsorbable organic halogens in effluent water.
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.
GE s new biocide improves heat transfer rates, increases efficiency, reduces the amount of chemicals, which lowers environmental impact, and diminishes adsorbable organic halogens in effluent water.