Definition of Absorbent. Meaning of Absorbent. Synonyms of Absorbent

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Definition of Absorbent

Absorbent
Absorbent Ab*sorb"ent, a. [L. absorbens, p. pr. of absorbere.] Absorbing; swallowing; absorptive. Absorbent ground (Paint.), a ground prepared for a picture, chiefly with distemper, or water colors, by which the oil is absorbed, and a brilliancy is imparted to the colors.
Absorbent
Absorbent Ab*sorb"ent, n. 1. Anything which absorbs. The ocean, itself a bad absorbent of heat. --Darwin. 2. (Med.) Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also a substance e. g., iodine) which acts on the absorbent vessels so as to reduce enlarged and indurated parts. 3. pl. (Physiol.) The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.

Meaning of Absorbent from wikipedia

- Absorption (pharmacology), absorption of drugs in body CO2 scrubber, the absorbent (of carbon dioxide) in a rebreather Absorption (small intestine) Absorption...
- make a number of textile products. These include terrycloth for highly absorbent bath towels and robes; denim for blue jeans; cambric, po****rly used in...
- The carbon dioxide p****ing through the scrubber absorbent is removed when it reacts with the absorbent in the canister; this chemical reaction is exothermic...
- sanitary napkin, sanitary towel, sanitary pad, menstrual pad, or pad is an absorbent item worn by women who are menstruating, bleeding after giving birth,...
- Regular absorbency: 6–9 g Super absorbency: 9–12 g Super Plus absorbency 12–15 g Ultra absorbency 15–18 gAbsorbency ratings outside the US may be different...
- Radiation-absorbent material, usually known as RAM, is a material which has been specially designed and shaped to absorb incident RF radiation (also known...
- highly dangerous to transport or use. Dynamite combines nitroglycerin with absorbents and stabilizers, rendering it safe to use while retaining its powerful...
- 1960s when the U.S. Department of Agriculture developed the first super absorbent polymer materials. Sodium polyacrylate and other derivatives of polyacrylic...
- infection. Risk factors for the staphylococcal type include the use of very absorbent tampons and skin lesions in young children. Diagnosis is typically based...
- Strength, durability Cotton Shrub Lightweight, absorbent Flax Herbaceous plant Lightweight, absorbent, used to make linen Hemp Cannabis Strength, durability...
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