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Re: sorption question
> Could someone please explain to me the difference between 'absorption' and
> 'adsorption'? Thanks, Kes
absorption happens when something is taken in and incorporated within
something else - like water in a sponge.
adsorption happens when something forms a thin coat on the outside of
something else - like grease on plastic.
In practice its often hard to tell which process is working so its common
to use the term "sorption" to cover either process.