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sorb

 [sorb]
to attract and retain substances by absorption or adsorption.
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The post-war conferences affected the cities by the Oder and Lusatian Neisse Rivers, including Guben.
It is important to understand the pressures against Sorbian survival that made the Lusatian S orbs see their setting as the last bastion of resistance if one is to understand the passion and nostalgia in Kosyk's rather monothematic poetry, even in that written from the new world.
He was a Lusatian Sorb through distant ancestors, Jewish (on his mother's side), Belorussian by place of birth, Polish by his upbringing, Lithuanian by choice, and a great French poet.
Main tectonic faults (Sudetic Marginal fault, Jilovice fault and Lusatian thrust) which form borders of the Sudety Mts.
nordischen, Vermittlung einiges fur sich hat, so fehlt es noch immer an der uberzeugenden Beweisfuhrung fur eine Bezeichnung der Asva-Schalen als Lusatian bowls of Nordic origin (Lang 1991, 49; 1995b, 54 f.).
The results from Lusatian lignite mining region in Germany have indicated that the cultivation of fast-growing poplars, their hybrids (including hybrid aspen) and willows in short-rotation plantations is an adequate tool for establishing sustainable land use systems in the post-mining landscapes [12].
Of these 89 are Slovak, 24 from Sub-Carpathian Ruthenia, 26 Bohemian, 50 Moravian, 17 Silesian and 13 Lusatian Sorb.
First, it has been assumed that the fine ware bowls, showing distinct traits of a central European Urnfield culture milieu, that of the Late Bronze Age Lusatian tradition, might signify or express aspects of both personal use and social identity behind these dishes.
and Tietz, O.: 2012, Reconstruction of the Landeskrone Scoria Cone in the Lusatian Volcanic Field, Eastern Germany--Insights on a large sized monogenetic volcano, long-lasting degradation of volcanic edifices and implications for the landscape evolution.