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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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Gloss retention results for 18 PVC gloss DTM formulations (Table 2) based on adsorbing polymer EXP-1 and non-adsorbing polymer COM-1 are shown in Figure 5 and Table 1.
The weathering data suggests that the film structure resulting from adsorbing binders such as EXP-1 is a major cause of the improved durability.
An alternative approach to obtaining a uniform dispersion of pigment particles in dried paint films is to form latex polymer-pigment composites by adsorbing latex polymer particles onto the pigment surfaces in the wet state.
We prepared 20 v% solvent solutions in water, using penetrating agent A (delivered by Taizu New Materials Co., Ltd) to adjust the surface tensions of these solutions and measured the capacities of aerogel adsorbing the solvents in water before and after adjustment, respectively.
The performances of aerogel in adsorbing pure solvents and aqueous solvent solutions are very different.
The images of silica aerogel in different states of adsorbing and desorbing toluene were shown in Figure 8.
The data shows that this hydrophobic bagasse would operate effectively as an oil adsorbing material for oil and water mixtures.
As we all know, the way of adsorbing atoms on the phosphorene can change the structure and electronic and magnetic properties of phosphorene, which provides a wider application in transistors, optoelectronics, batteries, and gas storage [28, 29].
That means the elongation of the stabilizing chain is a function of EO units and occurs both parallel to and perpendicular to the adsorbing surface and thus depends upon the ratio between distance s of adjacent chains and their thickness.
The Flory radius for all polymers is greater than distance "s" so we can suggest brush conformation of polymer molecule onto the adsorbing surface.
The new polymer, however, "instead of adsorbing bile acids, would adsorb cholesterol directly," says Borje Sellergren of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.
Only when all edges have decreased their energy by adsorbing gas molecules to the level of the crystallite surface will the gas molecules be adsorbed on the crystallite surface.