absorptive power

absorptive power

[əb′sȯrp·tiv ‚pau̇·ər]
(analytical chemistry)
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Currently, hotel occupancy rates range from 20% to 40%, although the average occupancy, given the absorptive power in the region, does not exceed 25%, according to Shalaby.
How a society develops may result from the accumulation or absorptive power of knowledge available to them.
Although some recent books flatly state that durum wheats are of no use to the home baker, at least one older one says that "durum wheats have a more crude protein, and make a stickier dough, harder to handle; but the dough holds moisture better, and having a greater absorptive power, yields more loaves to the barrel than the common varieties.
Gel Sciences develops and commercializes responsive polymer gels -- materials that respond to a predetermined change in an external condition by changing a property such as viscosity or absorptive power.
Gel Sciences develops and commercializes responsive polymer gels - materials which respond to a predetermined change in an external condition by changing a property such as viscosity or absorptive power.
Therapeutic clay has strong absorptive powers and will pull many times its weight in toxins and inflammatory fluids.