1. sorbent

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


  • stuff
  • absorbent
  • adsorbent
  • adsorbent material
  • material
  • absorbent material


  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

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Sentences with sorbent

1. Adjective
Cut or shred sorbent materials into pieces so you can measure them in a measuring cup.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Compare the average ratios for each material in a graph or chart to show which sorbent removed the most oil from the water.