absorbency


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ab·sor·bent

 (əb-zôr′bənt, -sôr′-)
adj.
Capable of absorbing a liquid or gas: absorbent cotton.
n.
A substance that is capable of absorbing.

ab·sor′ben·cy n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absorbency - the property of being absorbentabsorbency - the property of being absorbent  
permeability, permeableness - the property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)
nonabsorbency - the property of not being absorbent

absorbency

noun permeability, receptiveness, retentiveness, ability to soak up or take in, sponginess, porousness, permeableness, perviousness You can use two nappies for extra absorbency at night.
imperviousness, impermeability, impermeableness
Translations

absorbency

[əbˈzɔːbənsɪ] Nabsorbencia f

absorbency

[əbˈzɔːrbənsi] npouvoir m absorbant

absorbency

nSaug- or Absorptionsfähigkeit f

absorbency

[abˈsɔːbənsɪ] ncapacità d'assorbimento
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