nonabsorbent
nonabsorbent onabsorbent nonabsorptive onabsorptiveadj. not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids). Opposite of {absorbent}. [Narrower terms: {repellent, resistant ] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • nonabsorbent — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonabsorbent — adj., n. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonabsorbent — adjective Not absorbent; unable to absorb …   Wiktionary

  • nonabsorbent — n. material that does not absorb, that which is not absorbent adj. not absorbing, not absorbent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonabsorbent — non•ab•sorb•ent [[t]ˌnɒn æbˈsɔr bənt, ˈzɔr [/t]] adj. 1) incapable of or resistant to absorbing heat, light, moisture, etc 2) a substance that does not absorb • Etymology: 1795–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • nonabsorbent — adjective not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids) • Syn: ↑nonabsorptive • Ant: ↑absorbent • Similar to: ↑repellent, ↑resistant • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nonabsorbent [nonbibulous] paper — Невпитывающая бумага …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • nonabsorptive — nonabsorbent onabsorbent nonabsorptive onabsorptiveadj. not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids). Opposite of {absorbent}. [Narrower terms: {repellent, resistant ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repellent resistant — nonabsorbent onabsorbent nonabsorptive onabsorptiveadj. not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids). Opposite of {absorbent}. [Narrower terms: {repellent, resistant ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonabsorptive — adjective not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids) • Syn: ↑nonabsorbent • Ant: ↑absorbent (for: ↑nonabsorbent) • Similar to: ↑repellent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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