absorbent Meaning in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary
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Meaning of "absorbent" in Essential American English Dictionary

absorbent

adjective
 
/əbˈzɔr·bənt, əbˈsɔr·bənt/
able to take in liquids: an absorbent sponge
(Definition of absorbent from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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