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 (biology), digestion Absorption (small intestine) CO2 scrubber, the absorbent (of carbon dioxide) in a rebreather Absorption (electromagnetic radiation)...
- 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...
- sudden, triggering an urgent or emergency response. Byp****ing the absorbent. The absorbent granules must be packed closely so that all exhaled gas comes into...
- sanitary napkin, sanitary towel, sanitary pad, menstrual pad, or pad is an absorbent item worn by menstruators in the underwear when menstruating, bleeding...
- Radiation-absorbent material, usually known as RAM, is a material which has been specially designed and shaped to absorb incident RF radiation (also known...
- tampons are made out of organic cotton. Tampons are available in several absorbency ratings. Brands include (but are not limited to) Kotex, Playtex, Tampax...
- Zork is an interactive fiction computer game. It was originally developed by four members of the MIT Dynamic Modelling Group—Tim Anderson, Marc Blank,...
- painting panels as an absorbent primer coat substrate for painting. The colour of gesso is usually white or off-white. Its absorbency makes it work with...
- The molar attenuation coefficient is a measurement of how strongly a chemical species attenuates light at a given wavelength. It is an intrinsic property...
- batteries, absorbent gl**** mat (AGM) and gel cell. Gel cells add silica dust to the electrolyte, forming a thick putty like gel. AGM (absorbent gl**** mat)...
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