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Absorptive

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1. absorbent, absorptive

having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)

Example Sentences:
'as absorbent as a sponge'

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Absorptive

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noun
1. 
the process of absorbing or the state of being absorbed
2. physiology
a. 
normal assimilation by the tissues of the products of digestion
b. 
the passage of a gas, fluid, drug, etc, through the mucous membranes or skin
3. physics
a reduction of the intensity of any form of radiated energy as a result of energy conversion in a medium, such as the conversion of sound energy into heat
4. immunology
the process of removing superfluous antibodies or antigens from a mixture using a reagent

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Absorptive

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noun
1. 
an absorbing or being absorbed
2. 
the fact or state of being much interested or engrossed
3.  Biology
the passing of nutrient material, medication, etc. into or through tissues, as the intestinal walls, the blood, etc.
4.  Physics
a. 
a taking in and not reflecting, as of radiant energy
b. 
partial loss in energy of light, radio waves, etc. passing through a medium

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Absorptive

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n.
1. The act or process of absorbing or the condition of being absorbed.
2. A state of mental concentration.

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