Definition of absorptive in English:

absorptive

Pronunciation /əbˈzɔːptɪv//əbˈsɔːptɪv/

adjective

  • Capable of absorbing energy, a liquid, or another substance.

    ‘material having a high absorptive capacity’

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin absorpt- past participle of absorbere absorb.

Pronunciation

absorptive

/əbˈzɔːptɪv//əbˈsɔːptɪv/