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Meaning of SORB

Pronunciation:  sorb

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  acid gritty-textured fruit
  2. [v]  take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption; in chemistry
 

SORB is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sorb apple, take up
 
 See Also: absorb, adsorb, change state, chemisorb, edible fruit, service tree, sorb apple tree, Sorbus domestica, turn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sorb\, n.[L. sorbus the tree, sorbum the fruit; cf. F.
sorbe. See {Service tree}.] (Bot.)
(a) The wild service tree ({Pyrus torminalis}) of Europe;
    also, the rowan tree.
(b) The fruit of these trees.

{Sorb apple}, the fruit of the sorb, or wild service tree.

{Sorb tree}, the wild service tree.

 

 

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