Adsorption

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Term Adsorption
Description Adsorption is the adhesion of molecules of gas, liquid, or dissolved solids to a surface.
Definition Adsorption

Adsorption is the adhesion of molecules of gas, liquid, or dissolved solids to a surface. The term also refers to a method of treating wastes in which activated carbon is used to remove organic compounds from wastewater.

References http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/aterms.html

http://www.epa.gov/oswer/riskassessment/glossary.htm

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