Definition of Nonabsorptive

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

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



Definition of Nonabsorptive

1. Adjective. Not absorptive ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonabsorptive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonabsorptive

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

Literary usage of Nonabsorptive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Electrical Station Safety Orders by California, Industrial Accident Commission (1918)
"... nonabsorptive and noncom- bustible, and when of metal shall be permanently grounded if within reach of grounded surfaces. Order 1457. ..."

2. The Book of Radio: A Complete, Simple Explanation of Radio Reception and by Charles William Taussig (1922)
"In passing the antenna or counterpoise lead-in into the building a tube or bushing of nonabsorptive insulating material shall be used and shall be installed ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1902)
"All malignant cell life at the line of section should be killed, the lymphatic vessels leading from this area should be sealed and rendered nonabsorptive. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In view of the pressures involved, it seems important that most of the gases of the respiratory system are contained in slow or nonabsorptive areas, ..."

5. Treatment Of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline by Nancy Bergstrom (1997)
"A clear, adherent, nonabsorptive, polymer-based dressing that is permeable to oxygen and water vapor but not to water. Foam Dressing. ..."

6. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1916)
"If on the other hand, we are dealing with the nonabsorptive type, the time of appearance of the dye in the urine is delayed and it may not appear for an ..."

7. The Relation of Desert Plants to Soil Moisture and to Evaporation by Burton Edward Livingston (1906)
"Since the epidermal layer is practically nonabsorptive for water and also gives it up with great difficulty, while the cut surfaces of the storage tissue ..."

8. The Preservation of Structural Timber by Howard Frederick Weiss (1916)
"It is said to render wood resistant to ants and decay and nonabsorptive to water. Tests known to the author indicate the process has decided merit hi ..."

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