Definition of absorbent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

absorbent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//əbˈzɔːbənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈzɔːrbənt//
 
; BrE BrE//əbˈsɔːbənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈsɔːrbənt//
 
 
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able to take in something easily, especially liquid absorbent paper/materials
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: absorbent