absorbent material

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Noun1.absorbent material - a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substanceabsorbent material - a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
sorbent, sorbent material - a material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption
sponge - a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
absorber - (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation
absorbent cotton - cotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax
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Tenders are invited for supply of up to a maximum of 25,000 units of packaging comprising of primary packaging, secondary packaging, absorbent material (capable of absorbing up to 100ml liquid), and outer packaging suitable for the storage and transport of badger carcasses assigned to un no.
I walked on the site and talked to the foreman and said: "Why not erect or suspend from above two large screens of noise absorbent material, one each side of the hammer?
The portion of the absorbent core having the second compressibility can be a portion of the absorbent core from which absorbent material has not been completely removed.
A method for absorbing leakage from an anus of a subject, comprising positioning a non-adhesive intergluteal absorbent pad external to the subject's anal orifice such that the pad is retained frictionally between the buttocks without an adhesive to attach the pad to the buttocks, so that discharge from the anus is absorbed by the absorbent material of the pad, This device has been patented by a researcher in Oregon.
A liquid absorbing material consisting of a particulate absorbent material and an inert hydrophilic organic carrier, said particulate absorbent material being dispersed into said inert hydrophilic organic carrier, said particulate absorbent material and said inert hydrophilic organic carrier constituting at least 90% by weight of said liquid absorbing material, and said particulate absorbent material having an average particle size of less than about 40p, wherein said inert hydrophilic organic carrier is water-soluble and solid at room temperature; and wherein the liquid absorbing material has an application temperature of not more than about 110[degrees] C.
The minimum purchase amount for the first year is 6,000 pounds of PRP (which remediates oil spills in water), and 30,000 pounds of Bio-Sorb (a combination of PRP and an absorbent material which is used in small oil spills) totaling $390,000.
Booms and absorbent material have been installed in the river.
and wherein the slit, slot, or notch physically severs at least one of the first absorbent material and the second absorbent material, and wherein the first absorbent material is different from the second absorbent material; a withdrawal end and an insertion end; and a longitudinal axis.
Contract award: framework agreement for the supply of oil absorbent material.
Workers are using vacuum trucks, boom and absorbent material to retrieve the product.
An absorbent article comprising: an article body including an absorbent core, a garment-facing surface, a body-facing surface, and a first graphic visible at the body-facing surface; and a top component affixed to the article body at the body-facing surface, wherein the top component includes an absorbent material, and wherein the top component includes an attached region and a cantilevered region, and wherein the cantilevered region includes a translucent portion through which the first graphic is partially visible.
Little toxin was produced in the presence of other tampon materials, including cotton, viscose rayon and polyacrylate rayon, the last another highly absorbent material suspected of being a factor in toxic shock.