An increase in the concentration of a dissolved substance at the interface
of a condensed and a liquid phase due to the operation of surface forces. Adsorption
can also occur at the interface
of a condensed and a gaseous phase.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
on page 2171
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