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sorb

play
transitive verb \ˈsȯrb\

Definition of sorb

  1. :  to take up and hold by either adsorption or absorption

sorbability play \ˌsȯr-bə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
sorbable play \ˈsȯr-bə-bəl\ adjective


Origin of sorb

back-formation from absorb & adsorb


First Known Use: 1909

Rhymes with sorb


Sorb

play
noun \ˈsȯrb\

Definition of Sorb

  1. 1 :  wend

  2. 2 :  wendish

Sorbian play \ˈsȯr-bē-ən\ adjective or noun


Origin of sorb

German Sorbe, from Sorbian serbje


First Known Use: 1843

Rhymes with sorb


Medical Dictionary

sorb

play
transitive verb \ˈsȯrb\

Medical Definition of sorb

  1. :  to take up and hold by either adsorption or absorption




Learn More about sorb

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "sorb" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "sorb"


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