Part of speech:
Admitting the passage of gas or liquid through pores or interstices.
Resembling a sponge in elasticity, absorbency, or porousness.
Not producing a liquid substance that is normally produced:
(Of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
Open to arguments, ideas, or change; approachable.
That can be attacked or injured; assailable or vulnerable
Marked by or causing assimilation.
That can be penetrated
The definition of receptive is someone who is open and willing to receive something or to hear or learn something new.
Having the quality, power, or capacity of retaining.
Feeling thirst; wanting to drink
The definition of impermeable is not able to be broken through, or not allowing fluids to pass through.
Incapable of being passed through or penetrated
Very absorbent, as paper or soil.
a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
The quality of being absorbent. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
A thing or substance that adsorbs
An adsorbing or being adsorbed; adhesion of the molecules of a gas, liquid, or dissolved substance to a surface
In osmosis, the slower, outward diffusion of the more dense fluid through the semipermeable membrane to mingle with the less dense
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