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Meaning of SORBENT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption
 

SORBENT is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sorbent material
 
 See Also: absorbent, absorbent material, adsorbent, adsorbent material, material, stuff

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sorb"ent\, n. [L. sorbens, p. pr. of sorbere to suck
in, to absorb.]
An absorbent. [R.]

 

 

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