adjective see imbibition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • imbibitional — See imbibition. * * * …   Universalium

  • imbibitional — adj. of drinking; of absorption; of reception …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imbibitional — im·bi·bi·tion·al …   English syllables

  • imbibitional — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷|bishənəl, shnəl adjective : of, relating to, or characterized by imbibition …   Useful english dictionary

  • imbibition — imbibitional, adj. /im beuh bish euhn/, n. 1. act of imbibing. 2. Physical Chem. the absorption of solvent by a gel. 3. Photog. (in color printing) absorption of dye by gelatin, as in the dye transfer process. [1425 75; late ME; see IMBIBE,… …   Universalium

  • imbibition — noun Date: 15th century the act or action of imbibing; especially the taking up of fluid by a colloidal system resulting in swelling • imbibitional adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Imbibition — is defined as the displacement of one fluid by another immiscible fluid. This process is controlled and affected by a variety of factors. The capillary number ( Ca ) and the mobility ratio ( M ) have the greatest importance. A classification of… …   Wikipedia

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