Th desorption of surface substances by ultraviolet radiation.
Fr.: adsorption physique
Same as → physisorption.
Verbal noun of resorb, from L. resorbere, from → re- + sorbere "to swallow, suck up."
Bâzšam, from bâz "again, back," → re-, + šam, variant of zšâm, as in âšâm, âšâmidan "to drink, to sip;" Av. šam- "to drink, sip, swallow;" Skt. cam, camati "to sip, dirink, lick up, absorb."
Fr.: absorption sélective
Absorption which varies with the wavelength of radiation incident upon an absorbing substance.
The decrease in the radiation from a material caused by the absorption of a part of the radiation by the material itself.
Verbal noun of → sorb