Adjective "Absorbable" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Absorbable


    Definition:

    1. to suck up or drink in (a liquid); soak up: A sponge absorbs water.

    2. to swallow up the identity or individuality of; incorporate: The empire absorbed many small nations.

    3. to involve the full attention of; to engross or engage wholly: so absorbed in a book that he did not hear the bell.

    4. to occupy or fill: This job absorbs all of my time.

    5. to take up or receive by chemical or molecular action: Carbonic acid is formed when water absorbs carbon di

    Origin:
    absorb

    Examples:

    "sutures can be absorbable."

    "materials can be absorbable."

    "markets can be absorbable."