noun see absorb

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  • Absorbability — Ab*sorb a*bil i*ty, n. The state or quality of being absorbable. Graham (Chemistry). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absorbability — See absorb. * * * …   Universalium

  • absorbability — noun The state or quality of being absorbable …   Wiktionary

  • Absorbability — Абсорбционная [поглощающая] способность; впитываемость …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • absorbability — n. state or quality of being absorbable, capability of being absorbedÉ™b sÉ”rbÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ /É™b sɔː bÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • absorbability — ab·sorb·a·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • absorbability — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being absorbable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Surgical suture — For other uses, see Suture (disambiguation). Surgical suture on needle holder. Packaging shown above. Surgical suture is a medical device used to hold body tissues together after an injury or surgery. It generally consists of a needle with an… …   Wikipedia

  • absorb — transitive verb Etymology: Anglo French asorbir to swallow up, from Latin absorbēre, from ab + sorbēre to suck up; akin to Lithuanian surbti to sip, Greek rophein to gulp down Date: 15th century 1. to take in and make part of an existent whole <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Guar gum — Guar gum, also called guaran, is a galactomannan. It is primarily the ground endosperm of guar beans. The guar seeds are dehusked, milled and screened to obtain the guar gum. [ [http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/jecfa additives/specs/monograph3/additive… …   Wikipedia

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