The fact that these fixtures are made of material that is non-absorbent adds to their value as sanitary plumbing fixtures.
Such fixtures must be constructed of non-absorbent materials.
Manure gutters should be from six to eight inches deep, and constructed of concrete, stone or some non-absorbent material.
The table top should be of hard wood or some non-absorbent material, jointed in narrow strips in order to prevent warping.
The best stone that can be used for this purpose is hard, non-absorbent limestone.
This was non-absorbent, and naturally when treated in this way the wounds became frightfully repulsive.
The thickness of a dried blood-spot on a non-absorbent surface is less the greater the height from which it has fallen.
Stable floors should be made water-tight, be properly graded and well drained, and be of some non-absorbent material.
At the finish the form should be clean, smooth, glossy, and non-absorbent.
An outer covering that is rainproof and non-absorbent avoids the absorption of water and the consequent increase of weight.
absorbent ab·sorb·ent (əb-sôr'bənt, -zôr'-)
Capable of absorption; able to absorb.