from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To take up and hold, as by absorption or adsorption.
- n. Any of several Old World trees of the genus Sorbus in the rose family, as the service tree or the rowan.
- n. The fruit of any of these plants.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The wild service tree (Pyrus torminalis) of Europe.
- n. The rowan tree.
- n. The fruit of either of these trees.
- v. To absorb or adsorb.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The wild service tree (Pyrus torminalis) of Europe; also, the rowan tree.
- n. The fruit of these trees.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The service-tree, Pyrus (Sorbus) domestica.
- n. The fruit of any of the above-named trees.
- n. A member of a Slavic race resident in Saxony and adjoining parts of Prussia. Also called Wend, or Lusatian Wend.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
- n. acid gritty-textured fruit
Typhoid epizootic sorb increased depends upon srm-rhotard vaccine.
He spoke and cut men in two, like a sorb-apple which is halved for pickling, or as you might divide an egg with a hair; and as he cut them one after another, he bade Apollo give the face and the half of the neck a turn in order that the man might contemplate the section of himself: he would thus learn a lesson of humility.
Who begat Gayoffo, whose ballocks were of poplar, and his pr ... of the service or sorb-apple-tree;
She aligned her body to his and gradually let him ab sorb her wei "How's that?" he asked in her ear.
Heah's de Poteland niggahs cravin 'to' sorb fish mawnin ', night, an' noon.
He possessed neither a sorb nor a third arm -- so presumably he was not a native of Ifdawn.
When he realised with whom he had to deal, Crimtyphon left off smiling, slipped off the couch, and threw a terrible and malignant glare into his sorb.
She stood upright, and her sorb suddenly blazed with fire.
His long, curling hair matched his sorb -- it was violet.
Her sorb was black and sad -- rather contemplative.