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absorbing   
      

It Has 9 letters ( a b s o r b i n g )         3 vowels ( a o i )         6 consonants ( b s r b n g )         Word on the contrary gnibrosba

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

_absorb_ +‎ _-ing_

absorb +‎ -ing

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əbˈzɔː.bɪŋ/, /əbˈsɔː.bɪŋ/ * (US) IPA(key): /æbˈzɔr.bɪŋ/, /æbˈsɔɹ.bɪŋ/, /əbˈzɔr.bɪŋ/, /əbˈsɔɹ.bɪŋ/ * Rhymes: -ɔː(r)bɪŋ

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əbˈzɔː.bɪŋ/, /əbˈsɔː.bɪŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈzɔr.bɪŋ/, /æbˈsɔɹ.bɪŋ/, /əbˈzɔr.bɪŋ/, /əbˈsɔɹ.bɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)bɪŋ

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ABSORBING (_comparative_ MORE ABSORBING, _superlative_ MOST ABSORBING) * Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest. [First attested in the mid 18th century.] _An ABSORBING pursuit._ * (statistics, of a state) Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it. SYNONYMS * engrossing * fascinating * See also Wikisaurus:exciting TRANSLATIONS

absorbing (comparative more absorbing, superlative most absorbing)

  1. Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
    An absorbing pursuit.
  2. (statistics, of a state) Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

ABSORBING * Present participle of _absorb_.

absorbing

  1. Present participle of absorb.

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* ^ Lesley Brown (editor), _The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary_, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 9

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 9


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