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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not capable of soaking up (liquids).

Usage examples (12)
  • Noun : Tons of high-powered absorbents were needed to clean up the oil spill
  • The soapstone tub is the next best; it is clean, nonabsorbent, and not too expensive.
  • With open plumbing, and with the floors under the fixtures of nonabsorbent material, they are useless.
  • In old houses, wherever there are wooden tubs, they should be covered with zinc or some nonabsorbent material. for more
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