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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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Adsorption of pesticides from aqueous solutions using oil shale ash.
Due to its advantages such as low cost and high adsorption efficiency, but also in view of the fact that its large amounts generated need disposing of or utilizing, oil shale ash has also been investigated for its capacity to remove heavy metals from wastewater.
Although many theories of adsorption have been put forward to explain the phenomena of adsorption, [2,14,16] the isotherms of Freundlich and Langmuir had been widely used by several researchers.
The results indicated that PAC has higher adsorption affinity towards 4-nitrophenol than CGAC [25].
The main intention of the current work is to study the adsorption and feasible release of levofloxacin by applying WB as supporting green material for the administration of drug at suitable pH.
Morphology and FTIR studies have shown that its functional groups such as-OH, =C-H, C=O are responsible for adsorption of dyes (Bukhariet.
Adsorption usually is an easy and environmentally friendly process to remove the pollutant from wastewater.
The kinetics of the adsorption process using tendu leaf follows the pseudo second-order kinetics (12).
The adsorption and desorption isotherm of the samples are shown in Figure 5.
The photocatalysis has five fundamental steps: i) molecular adsorption of: water, hydroxyl ions, oxygen and reactive compounds (molecules of substrate) [Ri], ii) radiation energy absorption for semiconductor and electron-holes generation (activation), iii) Recombination, iv) capture of photogenerated species (electron-holes), v) hydroxyl radical attack (see Table 1) (Turchi & Ollis, 1990).
The rate of adsorbate uptake from solution onto the adsorbent solid surface after surmounting all the molecular forces, those trying to preclude the adsorption process is termed as adsorption kinetic.