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Definition of the noun absorbency

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noun - plural: absorbencies

  1. the property of being absorbent

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Google previewUnderstanding Primary Science (2009)

by Martin Wenham, Peter Ovens

Absorbency is an important property in many everyday materials. It is an advantage in paper towels and...

Google previewNotes and Abstracts (1900)

Its absorbency is the first point to be noticed. No other material now prepared for surgery is so powerfully absorbent, weight for weight. In regard to diffusi- bility, also, the same statement holds good. It is well known that absorbent cotton, once ...

Google previewMedical Textiles (2001)

Proceedings of the International Conference, 24 & 25 August 1999, Bolton UK by Subhash Anand

Alginate wound dressings are mostly used for wounds with moderate to heavy wound exudate, and therefore absorbency is an important parameter. Another desirable aspect is that the gelled dressings should maintain a suitable strength so ...

Google previewHomemade (2011)

The Heart and Science of Handcrafts by Carol Endler Sterbenz

Absorbency refers to the paper's capacity to hold or repel moisture, whether in the form of applied liquid (such as paint or ink) or moisture in the environment ( humidity). If the paper absorbs too much moisture, colors can bleed and the paper ...

Google previewAbsorbent Polymer Technology (2012)

by L. Brannon-Peppas, R.S. Harland

Absorbency is a general term encompassing several ...

Google previewInterior Graphic Standards (2010)

by Corky Binggeli, Patricia Greichen

Absorbency refers to the fabric's capability to absorb moisture. Some fibers are...

Absorbency is an important factor in static buildup, stain removal, and dimensional stability should the fabric become wet. Fibers that absorb ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

Absorbency rate is usually measured by dipping a vertical strip of the product in water and observing how fast the liquid interface rises up the strip. Another option is to put a drop of water on the product and time the disappearance of the drop.

Google previewThe Primary Science and Technology Encyclopedia (2010)

by Christopher Collier, Dan Davies, Alan Howe, Kendra McMahon

ABSORBENCY. A propertyof materials: solidmaterials will soak up liquids byvarying degrees reflecting differences intheir absorbent capacity. Gaps betweenthe solid particles (see particle theory)ofthe material become occupiedby liquid which ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design (2006)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

Different stocks have different properties that can affect the visual outcome of a printed piece including varying lustre, absorbency and stiffness as the examples below illustrate. Newsprint A cheap stock used for high-volume printing, but its ...

Google previewCondensed Encyclopedia of Polymer Engineering Terms (2012)

by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

Lightweight Disposable: Features include synthetic fiber adhesion, resiliency, solvent resistance, absorbency, fire retardant, and salt stable. There are a broad range of polymers ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

by Henry Philippsborn

absorbency of a powder mixture...

d aufgenommene Energief f énergiefabsorbée p energia fabsorbida 11 absorbency of a powder mixture (Prod .) (Pharmaceutical technology; ref. to the characteristic of being absorbent/ absorbant ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1981)

Volume 12 - Corrosion to Cottonseed by John J. McKetta Jr

Absorbency : To absorb sebaceous or oily secretions and perspiration, and thus reduce shine. Examples: precipitated chalk, magnesium carbonate, starch, and kaolin. 4. Adherence : To improve clinging to the face. Example : metallic soaps ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soil Science (2007)

by Ward Chesworth

Soil structure plays an obvious role in influencing transport, both acting as pathways through soil to water tables and as buffers regulating microbial flow through preferential absorbency onto specific soil particles. Clearly water plays a major ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Ephemera (2000)

A Guide to the Fragmentary Documents of Everyday Life for the Collector, Curator, and Historian by Maurice Rickards, Michael Twyman

(Size was added to the nor- tnal paper mix to reduce absorbency, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Central Banking (2015)

by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Sergio Rossi

The principle-based approach developed by the BCBS focuses on higher loss- absorbency requirements for D-SIBs and allows for national discretion. G-SIIs are identified by the FSB in consultation with the IAIS and national authorities ...

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Small photo of Near-surface focus and polyester textures or fibers are used for washing and polishing surfaces to clean. Blue polyester for porous surface finish to soften in size and help absorb absorbency. More...

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Absorbency Meaning

Video shows what absorbency means. The action of absorbing.. The quality of being absorbent.. The ratio of the absorbance or optical density of a substance to ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1O1R1B3E1N1C3Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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