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absorbentPart of speech: Noun Part of speech: Adjective Usage examples "absorbent":
- His absorbent capacity must have been tremendous. - "Grey Roses", Henry Harland.
- The soil is an absorbent, and the contact of manure and lime within the soil only leads to immediate availability, which is desirable in giving the grass a start. - "Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement", Alva Agee.
- It was divided carefully into sections cushioned with sponge- absorbent plastic, and in them lay tiny slips of glass, on Wolf as precious as jewels. - "The Door Through Space", Marion Zimmer Bradley.