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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by or causing assimilation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by assimilation; capable of assimilating or of causing assimilation: as, assimilative substances or organs.

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

  • adjective Tending to, or characterized by, assimilation; that assimilates or causes assimilation.

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

  • adjective Tending to, or characterized by, assimilation.

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

  • adjective capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution
  • adjective capable of mentally absorbing

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