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  • n. A substance that can enable sorption.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An absorbent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An absorbent.
  • n. Imp. Dict.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption

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