chemisorption

[ kem-uh-sawrp-shuhn, -zawrp- ]
/ ˌkɛm əˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp- /

noun Chemistry.

adsorption involving a chemical linkage between the adsorbent and the adsorbate.

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Origin of chemisorption

First recorded in 1930–35; chemi- + (ad)sorption

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British Dictionary definitions for chemisorption

chemisorption
/ (ˌkɛmɪˈsɔːpʃən) /

noun

an adsorption process in which an adsorbate is held on the surface of an adsorbent by chemical bonds
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