Definition of Nonabsorbent

1. Adjective. Not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids).

Exact synonyms: Nonabsorptive
Attributes: Absorbency
Similar to: Repellent, Resistant
Antonyms: Absorbent
Derivative terms: Nonabsorbency



Definition of Nonabsorbent

1. Adjective. Not absorbent; unable to absorb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonabsorbent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonabsorbent

nonabelian
nonability
nonabine
nonablated
nonablative
nonabnormal
nonaboriginal
nonabortive
nonabrasive
nonabsence
nonabsorbable
nonabsorbable ligature
nonabsorbable surgical suture
nonabsorbed
nonabsorbency
nonabsorbent (current term)
nonabsorbing
nonabsorptive
nonabstract
nonabstractive
nonabused
nonabuser
nonabusers
nonabusive
nonabusively
nonacademic
nonacademically
nonacademics
nonaccelerated

Literary usage of Nonabsorbent

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1. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States of by United States, William Mark McKinney, Thomas H. Calvert (1921)
"... and nonabsorbent When Congress provided in paragraph 79 for a ... 80 for a vitrified nonabsorbent body with the further provision that the latter, ..."

2. State Housing Manual: Containing the State Tenement House Act, State Hotel by California (1918)
"All wooden seats, attached to water-closet bowls, shall be varnished or enameled, or by some other method be made nonabsorbent. In every tenement house [or ..."

3. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1915)
"... and inclosures for plumbing fixtures and steam fittings within the building shall be of non- absorbent waterproof material with nonabsorbent waterproof ..."

4. Supplement to Second Edition of Kerr's Cyclopedic California Codes by James Manford Kerr (1922)
"All wooden seats, attached to water-closet bowls, shall be varnished or enameled, or by some other method made nonabsorbent. In every building hereafter ..."

5. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"All walls, doors, and easements in said rooms shall be constructed of or covered with some nonabsorbent material to a height of at least 6 feet above the ..."

6. Revised Draft of Proposed Hotel Law Including All of the Changes Decided by California (1916)
"All wooden seats, attached to water-closet bowls, shall be varnished or enameled, or by some other method made nonabsorbent. In every hotel hereafter ..."

7. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The material of plumbing fixtures must be of nonabsorbent nature, smooth surfaced, and sufficiently strong to withstand hard wear. 14a. Water-closets. ..."

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