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

- Look up absorption, absorbed, absorbency, absorbent, or absorbs in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Absorption may refer to: Absorption (biology), digestion...
- In materials science, radiation-absorbent material (RAM) is a material which has been specially designed and shaped to absorb incident RF radiation (also...
- sanitary pad, sanitary towel, sanitary napkin or feminine napkin) is an absorbent item worn by women in their underwear when menstruating, bleeding after...
- bi-directional. All of the flow p****ages between the user and the active absorbent in the scrubber are dead spacevolume containing gas which is rebreathed...
- 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...
- [−CH2−CH(CO2Na)−]n and has broad applications in consumer products. This super-absorbent polymer (SAP) has the ability to absorb 100 to 1000 times its m**** in...
- tampons are made out of organic cotton. Tampons are available in several absorbency ratings. Brands include (but are not limited to) Kotex, Playtex, Tampax...
- A Maximum Absorbency Garment (MAG) is an adult-sized diaper with extra absorption material that NASA astronauts wear during liftoff, landing, and extra-vehicular...
- shut down. A few American businessmen got around the patent by using absorbents other than diatomaceous earth, such as resin. Nobel originally sold dynamite...
- Bentonite (/ˈbɛntənaɪt/ BEN-tə-nyte) is an absorbent swelling clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite (a type of smectite) which can either be Na-montmorillonite...