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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.
The present work involved the study in reduction of adsorbable organic halides of pulp and paper mill sector India.
They are often measured as the general parameter of adsorbable organically-bound halogens (AOX).
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.
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).
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.