Definitions

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  • adj. Not absorbable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not absorbable; specifically (Physiol.), not capable of absorption; unable to pass by osmosis into the circulating blood.

Etymologies

un- +‎ absorbable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The webs in my body were the unabsorbable chemicals, the residue particles strung together from the artificial sweeteners, chemicals from the butter spray, and chemicals from the Jell-O, the alcohol, and the nicotine.

    Unbearable Lightness

  • Trauma, the experience of unabsorbable unpleasure, brings out both streams of motives, to minimize the hurt and to bring satisfaction instead.

    Dr. Leo Rangell: Music in the Head: Living at the Brain-Mind Border; Part 1

  • The molecules of palmitic acid in formula are arranged in a way that causes some of the fat to combine with calcium in an unabsorbable “soap.”

    Baby Bites

  • If we were to absorb the total cost of that premium, it isn't is an unabsorbable amount for a small business.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2006

  • Will not the Jews always remain the carriers of an alien culture, unabsorbable and unassimilable, despite their conversion and intermarriage?

    The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915

  • Empire, been found a singularly unabsorbable person.

    A History of the United States

  • During modern era you might get a truer measure of equilibrium CO2 sensitivity because you’re not saturating the system with a sudden, unabsorbable CO2 burst.

    Unthreaded « Climate Audit

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