Soren Peter Lauritz [sœ-ruh n pey-tar lou-rits] /ˈsœ rən ˈpeɪ tær ˈlaʊ rɪts/ (Show IPA), 1868–1939, Danish chemist: developed pH scale.
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of plant seedlings, characterized by stem cankers that girdle the stem near the soil line, caused by any of several fungi, especially Rhizoctonia solani.
adjective, sorer, sorest. 1. physically painful or sensitive, as a wound, hurt, or diseased part: a sore arm. 2. suffering bodily pain from wounds, bruises, etc., as a person: He is sore because of all that exercise. 3. suffering mental pain; grieved, distressed, or sorrowful: to be sore at heart. 4. causing great mental pain, […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a painful or sensitive condition of the throat exaggerated by swallowing or talking, usually caused by bacteria or viruses; laryngitis; pharyngitis; tonsillitis. sore throat n. Any of various inflammations of the tonsils, pharynx, or larynx characterized by pain in swallowing.
SorG straight or gay