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sorbent

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noun sor·bent \ˈsȯr-bənt\

Definition of sorbent

  1. :  a substance that sorbs



Origin and Etymology of sorbent

Latin sorbent-, sorbens, present participle of sorbēre to suck up — more at absorb


First Known Use: circa 1856


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sorbent

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noun sor·bent \ˈsȯr-bənt\

Medical Definition of sorbent

  1. :  a substance that sorbs




Learn More about sorbent

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


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