- (in radiation chemistry) Binding radicals or free electrons with a receptive (or reactive) material.
- (in radiochemistry) The use of a precipitate to remove from solution by absorption or @[email protected], a large fraction of one or more @[email protected]
- (in atmospheric chemistry) The removal of pollutants from the atmosphere by natural processes, including scavenging by cloud water, rainout and washout. This type of removal process is termed @[email protected] scavenging. Scavenging of airborne pollutants at the surfaces of plant, soil, etc., is termed dry deposition.