absorbent - definitions and synonyms

absorbent noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance

    Synonyms:

    absorbent material

absorbent adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)

    Example Sentenses:

    • as absorbent as a sponge

    Synonyms:

    absorptive