Definitions

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  • adj. Not absorptive

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  • adj. not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids)

Etymologies

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non- +‎ absorptive

Examples

  • The handsome but understated counters are nonabsorptive and are oiled every few months, Mr. Levine said.

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  • 64 TOM SWIFT AND HIS FLYING LAB dark, "Tom continued, as if visualizing the complete invention," but I'm going to try constructing a photometer with nonabsorptive prisms.

    Tom Swift Jr And His Flying Lab

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