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Meaning of ABSORPTIVE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up (liquids); "as absorbent as a sponge"
 

ABSORPTIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: absorbefacient, absorbent, assimilating, assimilative, assimilatory, hygroscopic, sorbefacient, spongelike, spongy, thirsty
 
 Antonyms: nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*sorp"tive\, a.
Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe. --E.
Darwin.

 

 

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