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Definition of "absorptive" []

  • Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "absorptive" in a sentence
  • "The major problem that many African countries are facing is what they call absorptive capacity."
  • "These hairs are called absorptive hairs because they take from the soil the food which the plant needs in order to live and grow."
  • "But I believe that end may be attained by the method of unification which I have suggested; without bringing in its train the evils which will inevitably flow from "absorptive" regimentation."