Their clay seemed like some other kinds, which have their absorptive powers strengthened by the more they take up.
Why does under-draining increase the absorptive power of the soil?
Considering epithelium from the point of view of function, it may be classified as protective, absorptive or secretory.
Perhaps a dark ring of absorptive or occulting matter encircles the nebula in nearly the same plane with the luminous whorls.
Its lining will fold and flex and vastly increase the digestive and absorptive surfaces.
For more complex molecules the radiative and absorptive powers are known to be much greater.
A property possessed by soils in relation to water, which is quite distinct from absorptive power, is their hygroscopic power.
This belief in the absorptive virtue of the onion is prevalent even at the present day.
To prevent heat action emanating from the illuminating ray cone, an absorptive cell of alum76 solution should be interposed.
All were accepted and intermingling components of a forming society, plastic and absorptive.
absorptive ab·sorp·tive (əb-sôrp'tĭv, -zôrp'-)