absorbency

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noun ab·sor·ben·cy \əb-ˈsȯr-bən(t)-sē, -ˈzȯr-\

Definition of absorbency

plural

absorbencies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being absorbent

  2. 2 or absorbancy :  absorbance

Origin and Etymology of absorbency

absorb(ent) + -ency


First Known Use: circa 1703


ABSORBENCY Defined for Kids

absorbency

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noun ab·sor·ben·cy \əb-ˈsȯr-bən-sē, -ˈzȯr-\

Definition of absorbency for Students

  1. :  the quality or state of being able to draw in or soak up


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absorbency

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noun ab·sor·ben·cy \əb-ˈsȯr-bən-sē, -ˈzȯr-\

Medical Definition of absorbency

plural

absorbencies

  1. 1:  the quality or state of being absorbent

  2. 2 or absorbancy \-bən-sē\play play :  absorbance


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