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Synonyms for absorbent

Synonyms for absorbent

having a capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up

Synonyms for absorbent

a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance

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

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Et de rencherir, [beaucoup moins que]L'adjudication dont on parle pour la fourniture de filtres absorbant le CO2 emanant de l'usine Mobco, est une etape supplementaire prise par l'usine, et non pas sous la demande du Comite scientifique.
The NIST researchers have demonstrated that the additives can be blended directly into the concrete with current chemical admixtures, but that even better performance is achieved when the additives are mixed into the concrete by saturating absorbant, lightweight sand.
Fill it with a safe absorbant litter such as recycled newspaper or citrus-based litter.
Memoire sur la determination du pouvoir absorbant des corps pour la chaleur rayonnante, Annales de Chimie et de Physique, 1850, v.
The reflective jacket has an MP3 pocket, is 100 per cent waterproof and has shock absorbant padding in the shoulders and elbows.
Up to now nappies and other absorbant products have been one of the few remaining household items that go straight to landfills, incinerator or composting facilities.
Firefighters wearing specialist gas-tight suits used chemical absorbant foam and wipes to clear up the chemical and decontaminate the scene.
As an alternative, we developed and tested a lab-scale absorption system using a room temperature ionic liquid, tetradecy(trihexyl)phosphonium dicyanamide, as the absorbant.
Comme l'annoncait Oum (1991) avant la signature de l'accord transfrontalier, la liberalisation du marche transfrontalier a amene les transporteurs americains a connecter les villes canadiennes a leur reseau, absorbant ainsi leur trafic international et transfrontalier.
Unhappy that they have not yet begun the portrait, she explains "Chaque jour je change beaucoup, parce que je me livre a mon travail presse, absorbant, qui m'inquiete--et me fatigue terriblement.
En 1825 le Mexique vient tres loin en tete de tous nos clients, absorbant a lui seul plus de la moitie de nos exportations.
It also features extremely high absorbant capacity, cleans absolutely lint- and streak-free, cleans like genuine leather and saves water and detergent.
Cela ne signifie pas qu'il est plus naif (ce serait le juger du point de vue occidental) mais que sa culture ne le porte pas a subjuguer son partenaire ; il cherche en l'imitant a en faire un allie, a l'integrer en absorbant et en s'appropriant sa difference, en somme en l'adoptant comme l'un des siens.
Taken together, the products form a strong offering of absorbant technologies.