Absorptiveness
Absorptiveness Ab*sorp"tive*ness, n. The quality of being absorptive; absorptive power. [1913 Webster]

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  • absorptiveness — absorpˈtiveness or absorptivˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑absorb * * * absorptiveness (əbˈsɔːptɪvnɪs) [f. prec. + ness.] The quality of being absorptive …   Useful english dictionary

  • absorptiveness — noun The quality of being absorptive; absorptive power …   Wiktionary

  • Absorbency — Ab*sorb en*cy, n. Absorptiveness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Absorptivity — Ab sorp*tiv i*ty, n. Absorptiveness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • absorptive — absorptively, adv. absorptiveness, n. /ab sawrp tiv, zawrp /, adj. able or tending to absorb; absorbent. [1655 65; < L absorpt (s. of absorptus absorbed; see ABSORPTION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • absorptivity — noun a) The quality of being absorptive; absorptiveness. b) (analytical chemistry) The constant a in the Beers law relation A = abc, where A is the absorbance, b the path length, and c the concentration of solution. Also known as absorptive power …   Wiktionary

  • absorbency — noun The characteristic of being absorbent. Product benefits are quickly copied, whether its cleaning power or diaper absorbency. Syn: absorptiveness …   Wiktionary

  • absorption — /əbˈsɔpʃən / (say uhb sawpshuhn), / ˈzɔp / (say zawp ) noun 1. assimilation: the absorption of small farms by a bigger one. 2. the sucking up or drawing in of a liquid by a porous substance. 3. the passage of substances to the blood, lymph, and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • absorptivity — noun (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body • Syn: ↑absorption factor • Derivationally related forms: ↑absorptive • Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural …   Useful english dictionary

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