[ per-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp- ]
/ pərˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp- /

noun Physical Chemistry.

the deep penetration of a liquid into a highly porous solid, resulting in an intimate mixture.


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Origin of persorption

1925–30; per- + (ad)sorption Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020