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Definition of absorbent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

absorbent

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adjective
NAmE//əbˈsɔrbənt//
 
, NAmE//‑ˈzɔr‑//
 
 
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able to take in something easily, especially liquid absorbent paper/materials/cotton
NAmE//‑bənsi//
 
noun [uncountable] Cotton has high absorbency.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: absorbent

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