sorb


sorb

transitive verb \ˈsrb\

Definition of SORB

:  to take up and hold by either adsorption or absorption
sorb·abil·i·ty \ˌsr-bə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
sorb·able \ˈsr-bə-bəl\ adjective

Origin of SORB

back-formation from absorb & adsorb
First Known Use: 1909

Rhymes with SORB

Sorb

noun \ˈsrb\

Definition of SORB

1
:  wend
2
:  wendish
Sor·bi·an \ˈsr-bē-ən\ adjective or noun

Origin of SORB

German Sorbe, from Sorbian serbje
First Known Use: 1843

Rhymes with SORB

sorb

transitive verb \ˈsrb\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SORB

: to take up and hold by either adsorption or absorption

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