adsorption

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00155
An increase in the concentration of a dissolved substance at the @I03082@ of a condensed and a liquid phase due to the operation of surface forces. Adsorption can also occur at the @I03082@ of a condensed and a gaseous phase.
Sources:
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 85 [Terms]
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2171 [Terms] [Paper]