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Synonyms for absorption
æbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-ab·sorp·tion

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  1. absorption, soaking upnoun

    (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  2. absorptionnoun

    (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium

    "the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules"

    engrossment, preoccupancy, soaking up, preoccupation, assimilation, concentration, immersion

  3. assimilation, absorptionnoun

    the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, acculturation, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  4. assimilation, absorptionnoun

    the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, acculturation, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  5. concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersionnoun

    complete attention; intense mental effort

    immersion, dousing, submersion, submerging, ingress, assiduousness, preoccupancy, soaking up, ducking, assiduity, denseness, preoccupation, compactness, concentration, engrossment, intentness, assimilation, tightness, density, submergence

  6. preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossmentnoun

    the mental state of being preoccupied by something

    preoccupancy, assimilation, concentration, engrossment, intentness, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. absorptionnoun


  2. absorptionnoun

    engrossment, occupation, engagement, immersion

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  1. absorptionnoun

    imbibition, engrossment

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. absorption

    Histology Direct staining,, Immunology Agglutinin absorption

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  1. Kanade Shinkai:

    The concern is that we just dont know what the systemic [blood] absorption data mean.

  2. Oliver Bevan:

    Playing seems to be both disinterested and passionate at the same time disinterested in that it is not for real, and passionate in the absorption it requires.

  3. Nicolas Veron:

    It's not that banks in other countries don't have problems, but in Italy it's more widespread, because you have lots of small banks that do not have the shock absorption capacity you find in bigger banks, a third of the banks that failed the ECB tests were Italian, but since then not much has happened.

  4. Scott Faber:

    It's not news that things that you put on your skin are absorbed into the body, this study is the FDA's way of showing sunscreen manufacturers they need to do the studies to see if chemical absorption poses health risks.

  5. Heather Knutson:

    The real problem is that these cloud layers are hiding the atmospheric absorption signals we are trying to measure, in some cases, high-altitude clouds can make a small planet with a puffy, hydrogen-rich atmosphere look like it has a much more compact atmosphere made of heavier gases, such as water or carbon dioxide.

Translations for absorption

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  • استيعابArabic
  • поглъщане, всмукване, абсорбцияBulgarian
  • absorpce, vstřebávání, vstřebáníCzech
  • Vertiefung, AbsorptionGerman
  • απορρόφησηGreek
  • absorboEsperanto
  • concentración, absorciónSpanish
  • imendumine, neeldumineEstonian
  • absorptio, sulauttaminen, uppoutuminen, imeyttäminen, sulautuminen, imeytyminenFinnish
  • absorptionFrench
  • abszorpcióHungarian
  • 没頭, 吸収, 吸い込み, 併合, 夢中Japanese
  • 흡수Korean
  • effusioLatin
  • penyerapan, absorpsiMalay
  • absorptie, opnameDutch
  • zaabsorbowanie, pochłanianie, przyswajanie, absorbowanie, absorpcjaPolish
  • absorção, concentraçãoPortuguese
  • absorbire, absorbțieRomanian
  • поглощение, всасывание, впитывание, абсорбция, поглощённостьRussian
  • апсорпција, apsorpcijaSerbo-Croatian
  • emmeTurkish

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