from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process of sorbing.
- n. The state of being sorbed.
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- n. Either of the processes of absorption and adsorption
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- n. the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption)
Back-formation from absorption and adsorption.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)