Definitions for absorbency

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•sorb•entæbˈsɔr bənt, -ˈzɔr-(adj.)

  1. capable of absorbing heat, light, moisture, etc.; tending to absorb.

  2. (n.)a substance that absorbs.

Origin of absorbent:

1710–20; < L

ab•sorb′en•cy(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbency(noun)

    the property of being absorbent

Wiktionary

  1. absorbency(Noun)

    The characteristic of being absorbent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absorbency(noun)

    absorptiveness

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