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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. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Jews deserve protection in every country but we say to Jews, to our brothers and sisters, Israel is your home. We are preparing and calling for the absorption of mass immigration from Europe.

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Extremist Islamic terrorism has struck Europe again, this time in Denmark, we are preparing and calling for the absorption of mass immigration from Europe. To the Jews of Europe and to the Jews of the world I say that Israel is waiting for you with open arms.

  3. Millan Mulraine:

    The sharp rise in pace of capacity utilization is of particular interest as it could be seen as an indication of accelerating resource slack absorption in the U.S. economy.

  4. Rob Chilcott:

    The skin is not a perfect barrier and so absorption of small amounts of chemicals from sunscreens( and indeed other skin care products such as cosmetics) is to be expected, this does not mean that sunscreen products are unsafe to use, but that appropriate safety tests need to be performed by manufacturers.

  5. Kanade Shinkai:

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

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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