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Definition of the noun absorbent material
What does absorbent material mean as a name of something?
- a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of absorbent material: absorbent
- more generic terms: sorbent / sorbent material = a material that sorbs another substance
- more specific terms:
- sponge = a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
- absorber = material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation
- absorbent cotton = cotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax
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Dictionary of Medical Terms (2010)
by A & C Black Publishers Ltd
ŋ/ noun absorbent material put into a wound or part of the body to absorb fluids...
by Ariane Archambault
natural sponge Particularly soft, flexible absorbent material that comes from the dried skeleton of marine animals and is used for ...
by Mary Eaton
prepared in the following manner: for the first coat, take twenty-one pounds of fine whiting, or oyster- shells, or any other sea-shells calcined, or plaster of Paris, or any calcareous material calcined and pounded, or any absorbent material ...
Passive absorption entails placing the absorbent material directly inside the airtight container while heating to volatilize the ignitable liquids. Vaporized molecules of the volatile species contact the absorbent in a random fashion. Because the ...
by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith
After exposure for a known time, the absorbent material is chemically analysed and the ...
by Sunggyu Lee
selection of absorbent material; 2) equilibrium data evaluation; 3) estimation of operating data, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.
for therapeutic application 2 a : absorbent material saturated with water or other liquid for therapeutic application to the body or a body part b ...
by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson
is wiped across a table, sink, or other surface, and the absorbent material is then assayed for radioactivity. wise use movement A diverse ...
by John Daintith
To heat a solid porous material in order to drive off absorbed water and other substances, thus producing an absorbent material. Activated alumina, made by heating aluminium oxide, is used for absorbing gases and for chromatography.
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