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    adjective

    Let's consider the following sentence:

    "The amount of dye absorbed depends upon the amount of surface accessible for dye out of a given volume of fibers."

    Here, 'absorbed' is acting as adjective which modifies the subject 'the amount of dye'. I knew that Adjective phrase should be placed after noun, while single word acting as adjective should be placed before the noun. Here 'absorbed' acts as adjective and stands alone, moreover it didn't introduce an adjective phrase. So why 'absorbed' is placed after 'dye'? I think it should be placed before 'dye'.

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    Re: adjective

    Read it as: "The amount of dye (that is) absorbed."

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    Re: adjective

    for the fourth time, a better title would have been The amount of dye absorbed.

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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