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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: absorbent (0.01514 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to absorbent.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: absorbent pengisap
English → English (WordNet) Definition: absorbent absorbent adj : having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up (liquids); “as absorbent as a sponge” [syn: absorptive] [ant: nonabsorbent] absorbent n : a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance [syn: absorbent material]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Absorbent Absorbent \Ab*sorb"ent\, a. [L. absorbens, p. pr. of absorbere.] Absorbing; swallowing; absorptive. [1913 Webster] Absorbent ground (Paint.), a ground prepared for a picture, chiefly with distemper, or water colors, by which the oil is absorbed, and a brilliancy is imparted to the colors. [1913 Webster] Absorbent \Ab*sorb"ent\, n. 1. Anything which absorbs. [1913 Webster] The ocean, itself a bad absorbent of heat. --Darwin. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also a substance e. g., iodine) which acts on the absorbent vessels so as to reduce enlarged and indurated parts. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Physiol.) The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants. [1913 Webster]

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