Definition of Sorbite

1. n. A sugarlike substance, isomeric with mannite and dulcite, found with sorbin in the ripe berries of the sorb, and extracted as a sirup or a white crystalline substance.



Definition of Sorbite

1. Noun. (obsolete) Pearlite. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sorbite

1. a fine-grained constituent of steel [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sorbite

1. A sugarlike substance, isomeric with mannite and dulcite, found with sorbin in the ripe berries of the sorb, and extracted as a sirup or a white crystalline substance. Sorbit"ic. Origin: L. Sorbus service tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorbite

sorbent
sorbent material
sorbents
sorbet
sorbetlike
sorbets
sorbic
sorbic acid
sorbile
sorbin
sorbing
sorbinil
sorbinose
sorbitan
sorbitans
sorbite (current term)
sorbites
sorbitic
sorbitol
sorbitol pathway
sorbitol permease
sorbitols
sorbitose
sorbopyranose
sorbopyranoses
sorbose
sorboses
sorbs
sorbuses
sorbyite

Literary usage of Sorbite

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1. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"sorbite is not, properly speaking, a constituent of hardened steel. ... sorbite is now generally regarded as an uncoagulated mixture of the constituents of ..."

2. The Metallography of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1912)
"The occurrence, etching, structure, and properties of sorbite have been ... In other words to form sorbite we must so regulate the cooling through the ..."

3. The Metallography of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1912)
"The occurrence, etching, structure, and properties of sorbite have been ... In other words to form sorbite we must so regulate the cooling through the ..."

4. The Metallography of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1912)
"In other words to form sorbite we must so regulate the cooling through the critical ... It will be seen in the next lesson that sorbite is also formed on ..."

5. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"When such is the case the steel may be softened by reheating to about 400° C., when the martensite will be destroyed. sorbite: As this constituent occurs at ..."

6. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Between 500° and 600 °C the draw back produces a steel composed entirely of sorbite, which is the structure that gives the highest combination of strength ..."

7. The Chemical and Metallographic Examination of Iron, Steel and Brass by William Thomas Hall, Robert Seaton Williams (1921)
"sorbite.—One more step in the transition of the solid solution from austenite to pearlite leads to the formation of the material, ..."

8. Engineering Chemistry by Thomas Bliss Stillman (1900)
"Troost- ite takes less color and more slowly than sorbite, but the true ... accompanies martensite. while sorbite goes with cementite in perlite. ..."

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