sorbate

[ sawr-beyt, -bit ]
/ ˈsɔr beɪt, -bɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a sorbed substance.

Nearby words

  1. sora,
  2. soralium,
  3. soranus,
  4. sorata,
  5. sorb,
  6. sorbefacient,
  7. sorbent,
  8. sorbet,
  9. sorbian,
  10. sorbic

Origin of sorbate

First recorded in 1925–30; sorb2 + -ate1

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