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Definition for: ABSORBENT

absorbent
(a.) Absorbing; swallowing; absorptive.
(n.) Anything which absorbs.
(n.) Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also a substance e. g., iodine) which acts on the absorbent vessels so as to reduce enlarged and indurated parts.
(n.) The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.