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(Chemistry) chem a salt of sorbic acid
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(ˈsɔr beɪt, -bɪt)

a sorbed substance.
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Noun1.sorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being taken up by another substance by either absorption or adsorption
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
absorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being absorbed
adsorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being adsorbed
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Jimmy blends his eggs with sausage (pork plus water, potassium lactate, caramel color, sodium phosphate and diacetate, beef fat, and a touch of MSG in the "seasoning") and "pasteurized process colored cheddar cheese" (cheese, water, cream, sodium phosphate, salt, vegetable color, powdered cellulose, and the preservatives sorbic acid, potassium sorbate, and natamycin).
As seen in Figure 3, [Q.sub.bind] decreases with the increase in sorbate concentration.
Double chocolate cake (Bauducco), for instance, contained three preservatives (sorbic acid, calcium proprionate, and potassium sorbate), four emulsifiers (lecithin, mono and diglycerides of fatty acids, polyglycerol polyricinoleates and glyceryl monostearate), four raising agents (sodium bicarbonate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, monocalcium phosphate and calcium carbonate), gelling agent (pectin), humectants (glycerin and sorbitol), acid (citric acid) and flavor.
Many mead-makers use potassium sorbate to make sure the mead stops fermenting at the appropriate sweetness level, but others (such as myself) prefer a more natural approach.
The packaging film prevents premature confinement odor in barrier packaging using potassium sorbate to complement existing oxygen barrier technology.
To this aim, whole blends were used, since it was necessary to place them in the pervaporation unit for desorption of the sorbate. This process was conducted at room temperature under a vacuum of 666.6 Pa for 30 min, according to the pervaporation setup described above.
McDonald's said it's removing artificial preservatives including potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate and calcium disodium EDTA without "sacrificing that signature taste." But one thing that isn't changing?
Paw Paw is made from all-natural ingredients, which are beneficial for the skin like extracts from the carica papaya fruit, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, aloe vera leaf juice, medicinal grade petrolatum, and potassium sorbate. The concentration of the product is thick, so you only need to apply a little.
To improve its efficacy, scientists developed CoQ10-loaded cocoa butter solid lipid nanoparticles (CBSLNs), using high-speed and pressure homogenization of pure cocoa butter with polysorbate and sorbate monostearate 60 as emulsifiers.