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acceptor

[ak′sep·tər]
(chemistry)
A chemical whose reaction rate with another chemical increases because the other substance undergoes another reaction.
A species that accepts electrons, protons, electron pairs, or molecules such as dyes.
(chemical engineering)
A calcined carbonate used to absorb the carbon dioxide evolved during a coal gasification process.
(solid-state physics)
An impurity element that increases the number of holes in a semiconductor crystal such as germanium or silicon; aluminum, gallium, and indium are examples. Also known as acceptor impurity; acceptor material.

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