Associations to the word «Absorbing»


ABSORBING, adjective. Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
ABSORBING, adjective. (statistics) (of a state) Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.
ABSORBING, verb. Present participle of absorb

Dictionary definition

ABSORBING, adjective. Capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.