Definition of Adsorptive

1. Adjective. Having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface.

Exact synonyms: Adsorbent, Surface-assimilative
Similar to: Chemisorptive, Chemosorptive
Derivative terms: Adsorb, Adsorbent, Adsorb
Antonyms: Nonadsorbent



Definition of Adsorptive

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, tending toward, or characterized by adsorption. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adsorptive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adsorptive

adsorber
adsorbers
adsorbing
adsorbs
adsorp
adsorped
adsorping
adsorps
adsorption
adsorption chromatography
adsorption fermentation
adsorption theory of narcosis
adsorptional
adsorptionally
adsorptions
adsorptive (current term)
adsorptively
adsorptiveness
adsternal
adstratum
adstrictory
adstringent
adsuki bean
adsuki beans
adsum
adterminal
aduant garde
aduantage
aduantages

Literary usage of Adsorptive

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1. The Venom of Heloderma by Leo Loeb (1913)
"In a preliminary manner we may arrange the organs (liver and kidney) of various species of animals in the order of their decreasing adsorptive power for ..."

2. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"We need, therefore, to investigate sands with respect to their adsorptive powers. There is little question that the differences in efficiencies of different ..."

3. Soils, Their Properties and Management by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Elmer Otterbein Fippin, Harry Oliver Buckman (1915)
"Again, colloids exert adsorptive power for material existing in the soil water, ... This adsorptive power is exerted especially on the basic materials, ..."

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