Absorbance

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

In color, a term descriptive of the relation between the light that is absorbed by a surface and the total light striking the surface. The perception of color is possible because …

Absorbancy

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A property of any porous material, such as paper, to absorb a fluid, be it ink, water, oil, or other substance. A paper’s degree of ink absorbency varies according to the type …

Absorption

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

The penetration of a fluid into the surface of a solid, as in a paper’s ability to absorb ink, water, etc., which may be more or less desirable depending on …