[sawr-oh-sil-i-kit, -keyt, sohr-] /ˌsɔr oʊˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, ˌsoʊr-/
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.
noun 1. (often initial capital letter) Greek History. any of a class of professional teachers in ancient Greece who gave instruction in various fields, as in general culture, rhetoric, politics, or disputation. a person belonging to this class at a later period who, while professing to teach skill in reasoning, concerned himself with ingenuity and […]
[noun, adjective suh-fis-ti-kit, -keyt; verb suh-fis-ti-keyt] /noun, adjective səˈfɪs tɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt; verb səˈfɪs tɪˌkeɪt/ noun 1. a sophisticated person. adjective 2. sophisticated. verb (used with object), sophisticated, sophisticating. 3. to make less natural, simple, or ingenuous; make worldly-wise. 4. to alter; pervert: to sophisticate a meaning beyond recognition. verb (used without object), sophisticated, sophisticating. […]