chemisorptive chemosorptive
adsorptive adsorptive adj. 1. having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface; displaying {adsorption}. [Narrower terms: {chemisorptive, chemosorptive ] {nonadsorbent}

Syn: adsorbent, surface-assimilative [WordNet 1.5]


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  • chemosorptive — chemisorptive chemisorptive chemosorptive chemosorptiveadj. have the capacity to adsorb by chemical as contrasted with physical forces. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chemisorptive — chemosorptive chemosorptiveadj. have the capacity to adsorb by chemical as contrasted with physical forces. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chemisorptive — adjective having the capacity to adsorb by chemical as contrasted with physical forces • Syn: ↑chemosorptive • Similar to: ↑adsorbent, ↑adsorptive, ↑surface assimilative …   Useful english dictionary

  • chemosorptive — adjective having the capacity to adsorb by chemical as contrasted with physical forces • Syn: ↑chemisorptive • Similar to: ↑adsorbent, ↑adsorptive, ↑surface assimilative …   Useful english dictionary

  • adsorptive — adj. 1. having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface; displaying {adsorption}. [Narrower terms: {chemisorptive, chemosorptive ] {nonadsorbent} Syn: adsorbent, surface assimilative [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bibulous — Synonyms and related words: absorbent, addicted to drink, adsorbent, assimilative, bibacious, blotting, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, crapulent, crapulous, digestive, drinking, drunken, endosmotic, excessive, exosmotic, extravagant, extreme,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • soaking — Synonyms and related words: absorbent, adsorbent, assimilative, awash, bathed, bibulous, blotting, brewing, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, concentration, dampening, decoction, deluged, digestive, dipped, distillation, dousing, dowsing, drench,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spongy — Synonyms and related words: absorbent, adsorbent, assimilative, baccate, bibulous, blotting, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, cribriform, digestive, doughy, edematous, endosmotic, exosmotic, flabby, fleshy, imbibitory, leachy, macerated, masticated …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thirsty — Synonyms and related words: Saharan, absorbent, adsorbent, agog, anhydrous, anxious, ardent, arid, assimilative, athirst, avaricious, avid, bibulous, blotting, bone dry, breathless, burning, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, consumed with desire,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • adsorbent — I noun a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance • Syn: ↑adsorbent material • Derivationally related forms: ↑adsorb • Hypernyms: ↑sorbent, ↑sorbent material …   Useful english dictionary

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