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Use them for some calligraphic details, floritures, or even for tracing—though you might want to stick to absorbent fiber papers for that.Must-have art supplies to let your inner creative shine|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 11, 2021|Popular Science
The carbon helps evenly disperse the heat, and an absorbent material like wood or a polymer helps retain it throughout the day.Best hand warmers: Block the chill during your favorite winter activities|PopSci Commerce Team|February 10, 2021|Popular Science
There is a smell of death about him now; no hospital deodorants or rubber gloves or absorbent pads can take it away.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Remove from oil and let cool on absorbent towels to remove excess grease and reserve.
Can they forget the absorbent powers of carpet tissues, and the horrors of next morning to non-smokers, perhaps to ladies?
It is a useful absorbent of liquid manure, and may be advantageously added to the dung-heap for that purpose.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
They heard that one country was in special need of stretchers, a second absorbent cotton, a third hospital gauze.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
Such fixtures must be constructed of non-absorbent materials.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
Such a solution is an absorbent of carbon monoxide; it also absorbs ethylene and acetylene.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth