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Definition of the noun absorbency
What does absorbency mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: absorbencies
- the property of being absorbent
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- antonym: nonabsorbency
- more generic words: permeability / permeableness = the property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid
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by Martin Wenham, Peter Ovens
Absorbency is an important property in many everyday materials. It is an advantage in paper towels and...
Notes 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 ...
Medical 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 ...
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 ...
Absorbent Polymer Technology (2012)
by L. Brannon-Peppas, R.S. Harland
Absorbency is a general term encompassing several ...
Interior 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
The 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, ...
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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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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