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absorbance +‎ -y

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  • I remember those gendered ads for Pampers a few years ago absorbancy in the middle for girls and in the front for boys and you know what?

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  • I have read mixed reviews about the absorbancy of their liners, so I'll have to let you know how effective they are once I've had the chance to try them out.

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  • Concrete and develop over these green fields, as we are doing, and its like plasticising the sponge - the result is a catastrophic increase in rainwater runoff and an equally catastrophic reduction in floodwater absorbancy.

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  • Instead, I spent hours scrutinizing each brand, converting English measurements to the metric system and pestering the salesladies about absorbancy.

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  • And make sure those towels actually have absorbancy, too.

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  • My mouth felt as if someone had gone over it with a roll of high-absorbancy blotting-paper.

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  • The phone's innards, however, are also sealed inside a stainless steel interior chassis for extra shock absorbancy and all-around toughness.

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  • Thorell B, Akerman L, Chance B (1959) Localization and assay of respiratory enzymes in single living cells. absorbancy measurements on the nebenkern.

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  • Sorry you've got the wrong end of the stick - tampons are implicated in TSS because they cause a micro-environment in the vagina which favours foreign bacteria over the vagina's natural population, partly by high absorbancy drying the membrane and partly by change in pH.

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  • Handlebars are double wrapped for extra comfort and shock absorbancy for long rides or rides over bumpy streets.

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