Definition of Sorbate

1. Noun. A material that has been or is capable of being taken up by another substance by either absorption or adsorption.

Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Absorbate, Adsorbate



Definition of Sorbate

1. n. A salt of sorbic acid.

Definition of Sorbate

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of sorbic acid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sorbate

1. a sorbed substance [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sorbate

1. A salt of sorbic acid. Origin: Cf. F. Sorbate. See Sorbic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorbate

sorages
soraismus
soral
soras
sorb
sorb-apple
sorb-apples
sorb apple
sorb apple tree
sorb apples
sorbabilities
sorbability
sorbable
sorbaria
sorbarias
sorbate (current term)
sorbates
sorbed
sorbefacient
sorbefacients
sorbent
sorbent material
sorbents
sorbet
sorbetlike
sorbets
sorbic
sorbic acid
sorbile
sorbin

Literary usage of Sorbate

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1. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1818)
"22-53 100-00 100-00 M. Braconnot has procured three sorbates of zinc, a neutral sorbate, a super-sorbate, and a sub-sorbate. The neutral sorbate is formed ..."

2. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1819)
"This salt is a mixture of sorbate and sub-sorbate of lead. The proper sub-sorbate is formed by digesting ammonia on the neutral sorbate. ..."

3. First Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances by Frank Humphreys Storer (1864)
"Ppt. sorbate OF LIMB. Resemble* the baryta C,, H, c. O, salt. sorbate OF MANGANESE. ... sorbate OF SODA. Very soluble in water. sorbate OF ZINC. ..."

4. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"With this juice he mixes a solution of acetate of lead, and obtains a precipitate of sorbate of lead, which requires to be frequently washed with cold water ..."

5. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1816)
"Both of the last two salts are insoluble in water; but when the sorbate is boiled in water, it is decomposed into super-: sorbate and ..."

6. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1816)
"Both of the last two salts are insoluble in water; but when the sorbate is boiled in water, it is decomposed into super- sorbate and ..."

7. The Chemical Gazette (1859)
"Both combustion and silver- determination proved this salt to be sorbate of silver C,, [H7 Ag] O4. The ether of sorbic acid is readily procured by treatment ..."

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