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having a capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up

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

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There is the equation of Gao's art with the music of Schoenberg and Olivier Messiaen (32); the insight that Gao's paintings lack an "identifiable focal point" and thus "destabiliz[e] the viewer's gaze" (56, 266-230); the detail that Gao paints strictly by electric light in a white-walled, black-floored room, thereby mirroring or exteriorizing the chromatics of his art (74); discussion of the "extreme care" with which Gao chooses his paper, attentive to minute differences in texture, absorptiveness, and "drying rates" (85); the suggestion that "each painting is a cosmogony in miniature" (99).
According to Kanter (1977) certain aspects of the work environment exert significant influence on family life, for example, the relative absorptiveness of an occupation, the effect of work hours and work schedules, reward and resources, and emotional climate of the work.
The water absorptiveness of the substrates was determined from a Cobb test on paper samples cut with the size 14 x 14 [cm.
T 441 om-04 Water absorptiveness of sized (non-bibulous) paper, paperboard, and corrugated fiberboard (Cobb test)