noun Chemistry.
the state or process of being sorbed.

1905–10; extracted from absorption, adsorption, etc.

sorptive, adjective Unabridged
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sorption (ˈsɔːpʃən)
the process in which one substance takes up or holds another; adsorption or absorption
[C20: back formation from absorption, adsorption]

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sorption sorp·tion (sôrp'shən)
Adsorption or absorption.

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sorption   (sôrp'shən)  Pronunciation Key 
The taking up and holding of one substance by another. Sorption includes the processes of absorption and adsorption.
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