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date: 17 July 2019

absorption 

Source:
A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering
Author(s):

Carl Schaschke

A mass transfer process in which one or more gases in a gaseous mixture is transferred into a liquid solvent or a solid. It is the most common form of separation of low molecular weight materials. Absorption is often used to remove gases from gas streams that may be harmful downstream or when released from the process. The ... ...

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