Sorb



noun
1.
a European tree, Sorbus domestica.
2.
Also called sorb apple. the fruit of this tree.
verb (used with object), Chemistry.
1.
to gather on a surface either by absorption, adsorption, or a combination of the two processes.
noun
1.
a Wend.
noun
1.
another name for service tree (sense 1)
2.
any of various related trees, esp the mountain ash
3.
Also called sorb apple. the fruit of any of these trees
noun
1.
a member of a Slavonic people living chiefly in the rural areas of E Germany between the upper reaches of the Oder and Elbe rivers (Lusatia) Also called Wend, Lusatian

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    /ˌsɔːbɪˈfeɪʃənt/ adjective 1. inducing absorption noun 2. a sorbefacient drug sorbefacient sor·be·fa·cient (sôr’bə-fā’shənt) adj. Promoting absorption. Used of a medicine or an agent. sor’be·fa’cient n.



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    noun, Chemistry. 1. a surface that sorbs.

  • Sorbian

    adjective 1. of or relating to the Wends or their language. noun 2. Also called Lusatian, Wendish. a Slavic language spoken by an isolated group in E Germany. 3. a Wend. noun 1. a West Slavonic language spoken in the rural areas of E Germany between the upper reaches of the Oder and Elbe rivers; […]



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