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Definition of "chemisorption" [chemisorption]

  • The process in which a substance is adsorbed on the surface of another by means of chemical rather than physical bonding (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chemisorption" in a sentence
  • "The subject of his thesis was the thermogravimetric study of active sites in the process of low-temperature oxidation of char, where he demonstrated that oxygen chemisorption on carbon is strongly temperature and pressure-dependent."
  • "Do you think a covalent bond occurs between the two (i. e chemisorption)? or it is physiorption?"
  • "The PICO-TRAP System combines the principles of chemisorption and physisorption to achieve higher levels of process gas purity than by conventional purification technologies, according to the company."