\ɐbsˈɔːbənt], \ɐbsˈɔːbənt], \ɐ_b_s_ˈɔː_b_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of ABSORBENT
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
That which absorbs. Absorbent System is the collection of vessels, Vasa absorben'tia seu resorbentia and glands, which concur in the exercise of absorption. A medicine used for absorbing acidity in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, &c. Also, any substance, such as cobweb, sponge, &c., which, when applied to a bleeding surface, retains the blood, and forms with it a solid and adhesive compound, which arrests the hemorrhage.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe