sorb

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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 and Etymology of sorb

back-formation from absorb & adsorb


First Known Use: 1909


Sorb

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noun \ˈsȯrb\

Definition of Sorb

  1. 1 :  wend

  2. 2 :  wendish

Sorbian

play \ˈsȯr-bē-ən\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of sorb

German Sorbe, from Sorbian serbje


First Known Use: 1843


Medical Dictionary

sorb

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transitive verb \ˈsȯrb\

Medical Definition of sorb

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


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