HyperDic: absorbent_material

English > 1 sense of the expression absorbent material:
NOUNsubstanceabsorbent material, absorbenta material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
English > absorbent material: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance.
Synonymabsorbent
Narrowerabsorbent cottoncotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax
absorber(physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation
spongeA 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
Broadersorbent, sorbent materialA material that sorbs another substance
Spanishabsorbente, material absorbente
Catalanabsorbent

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