Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.
  • v. Present participle of absorb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Swallowing, engrossing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Soaking up; imbibing; taking up.
  • Engrossing; enchanting: as, the spectacle was most absorbing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of arousing and holding the attention

Etymologies

absorb +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

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