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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A material that soaks up water or liquid.

Usage examples (35)
  • The new paper towels weren't very absorbent.
  • As absorbent as a sponge
  • AGM batteries are sealed and soak up their electrolyte in absorbent material rather than containing it in liquid-filled chambers.
  • Simultaneous regeneration and loading of the absorbent is a special case. for more
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