Adjective "absorbency" definition and examples

(Absorbency may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əbˈzɔːbənsi//əbˈsɔːbənsi/

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Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'To reach the dual goals of efficiency and noise reduction, Gibson and her staff are pairing hard-surface flooring with ceiling tile that's very high in sound absorbency.'
  2. 'So the Holy Grail really is to try to design athletic footwear that is very light, that is very flexible, that has specific areas of high shock absorbency or shock attenuation, whatever you want to call it.'

More definitions

1. capable of absorbing heat, light, moisture, etc.; tending to absorb. noun

2. something that absorbs: Tons of high-powered absorbents were needed to clean up the oil spill.

More examples(as adjective)

"properties can be absorbency."

"powers can be absorbency."

Origin

(absorbent)