Definition of adsorbate in English:

adsorbate

noun

  • A substance adsorbed.

    • ‘An adsorbed substance is termed an adsorbate while the material on which adsorption occurs is the substrate.’
    • ‘These adsorbates can be removed using UV light in combination with oxygen in an in situ cleaning unit.’
    • ‘It was found that some species of adsorbed proteins or peptides insert in such a way as to form pores at a sufficiently high adsorbate concentration.’

Pronunciation:

adsorbate

/adˈsɔːbeɪt//adˈzɔːbeɪt/