Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Swallowing, engrossing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective statistics Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.
  • verb Present participle of absorb.

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

  • adjective capable of arousing and holding the attention

Etymologies

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absorb +‎ -ing

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