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absorbent is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of absorbent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… super absorbent crystal polymers they're …”

meanings of absorbent


  1. Anything which absorbs.
  2. The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.
  3. 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.
  4. A liquid used in the process of separating gases or volatile liquids, in oil refining.


  1. Having the ability or tendency to absorb; able to soak up liquid easily; absorptive.

absorbent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word absorbent occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics absorbent can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that absorbent can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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