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