subsequent or concurrent marriage with a wife’s sister.
the custom in some societies of a widower marrying his deceased wife’s younger sister
noun 1. a person who kills his or her sister. 2. the act of killing one’s own sister. noun 1. the act of killing one’s own sister 2. a person who kills his or her sister
[sawr-oh-sil-i-kit, -keyt, sohr-] /ˌsɔr oʊˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, ˌsoʊr-/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. any of the silicates in which each silicate tetrahedron shares one of its four oxygen atoms with a neighboring tetrahedron, the ratio of silicon to oxygen being two to seven.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the state or process of being sorbed. noun 1. the process in which one substance takes up or holds another; adsorption or absorption sorption sorp·tion (sôrp’shən) n. Adsorption or absorption. sorption (sôrp’shən) The taking up and holding of one substance by another. Sorption includes the processes of absorption and adsorption.
noun 1. 495?–406? b.c, Greek dramatist. noun 1. ?496–406 bc, Greek dramatist; author of seven extant tragedies: Ajax, Antigone, Oedipus Rex, Trachiniae, Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus Sophocles [(sof-uh-kleez)] An ancient Greek poet, author of Oedipus Rex and Antigone. He is counted, with Euripides and Aeschylus, among the great Greek authors of tragedies.