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persorption

[per-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp-] /pərˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-/
noun, Physical Chemistry
1.
the deep penetration of a liquid into a highly porous solid, resulting in an intimate mixture.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; per- + (ad)sorption
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