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chemisorb

[kem-uh-sawrb, -zawrb] /ˈkɛm əˌsɔrb, -ˌzɔrb/
verb (used with object), Chemistry
1.
to take up by chemisorption.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; chemi- + (ad)sorb
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  • Alkanethiols chemisorb strongly on noble metal surfaces.
  • The materials are thought to chemisorb oxygen on exposure to air at room temperature, eg, during storage.
British Dictionary definitions for chemisorb

chemisorb

/ˌkɛmɪˈsɔːb/
verb
1.
(transitive) to take up (a substance) by chemisorption
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