Imbibition



[im-buh-bish-uh n] /ˌɪm bəˈbɪʃ ən/

noun
1.
act of .
2.
Physical Chemistry. the absorption of solvent by a gel.
3.
Photography. (in color printing) absorption of dye by gelatin, as in the dye-transfer process.
/ˌɪmbɪˈbɪʃən/
noun
1.
(chem) the absorption or adsorption of a liquid by a gel or solid
2.
(photog) the absorption of dyes by gelatine, used in some colour printing processes
3.
(obsolete) the act of imbibing

imbibition im·bi·bi·tion (ĭm’bə-bĭsh’ən)
n.
Absorption of fluid by a solid or colloid that results in swelling.

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