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Adjective: assimilative  u'si-mu,ley-tiv [N. Amer], u'si-mu-lu-tiv [Brit]
  1. Capable of mentally absorbing
    "assimilative processes"; "assimilative capacity of the human mind"
  2. Capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution
    "an assimilative substance";
    - assimilating, assimilatory

See also: absorbent, absorptive, open, receptive

Encyclopedia: Assimilative