sorb

Definitions of sorb
  1. verb
    take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
    synonyms: take up
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    absorb
    become imbued
    adsorb
    accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface
    chemisorb
    take up a substance by chemisorption
    reabsorb, resorb
    undergo resorption
    assimilate, imbibe
    take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
    type of:
    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  2. noun
    acid gritty-textured fruit
    synonyms: sorb apple
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    type of:
    edible fruit
    edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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