absorbability

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

absorb +‎ -ability

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əbˌsɔɹb.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/, /əbˌzɔɹb.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/

Noun[edit]

absorbability (plural absorbabilities)

  1. The state or quality of being absorbable. [First attested in the late 18th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “absorbability” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 9.