AdjectiveModificarAbsorbent (comparative more Absorbent, superlative most Absorbent)
- absorbing liquids; swallowing; absorptive.
- Those paper towels were amazingly absorbent. That was quite a spill.
- absorbent ground (painting) a ground prepared for a picture, chiefly with distemper, or water colors, by which the oil is absorbed, and a brilliance is imparted to the colors.
- Anything which absorbs.
- The ocean, itself a bad absorbent of heat. — Charles Darwin
- (medicine) 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.
- (physiology, pluralized) The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.
- Bulgarian: поглътител
- French: absorbant fr(fr) m.
- Interlingua: absorbente (1)
- Portuguese: absorvente m. (1)
- Russian: абсорбент ru(ru) (absorbént) m.
- Spanish: absorbente es(es) m.
- Third-person plural present indicative of absorber.
- Third-person plural present subjunctive of absorber.
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