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Definition of Absorbents

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 Absorbents from wikipedia

- Absorption (biology), digestion Absorption (small intestine) CO2 scrubber, the absorbent (of carbon dioxide) in a rebreather Absorption (electromagnetic radiation)...
- rebreather divers as a caustic ****tail. Many modern diving rebreather absorbents are designed not to produce this if they get wet. In below-freezing operation...
- 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...
- 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...
- sanitary napkin, sanitary towel, sanitary pad, menstrual pad, or pad is an absorbent item worn in the underwear when menstruating, bleeding after giving birth...
- The molar attenuation coefficient is a measurement of how strongly a chemical species attenuates light at a given wavelength. It is an intrinsic property...
- (attapulgite) or bentonite. Modern uses of fuller's earth include as absorbents for oil, grease, and animal waste (cat litter) and as a carrier for pesticides...
- 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)...
- Absorbent, Ink. is an American e-commerce company based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2000, the company was acquired by PrintGlobe in 2010. Absorbent, Ink...
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