Place the finished pancakes on a plate or tray lined with paper towels to absorb the excess oil.
But the details of this massacre have been especially difficult to absorb.
We first absorb the thin rules as young girls from our mothers, sisters, and friends.
They get cash from the international community for each person they absorb.
Meanwhile, the ocean, which acts as a natural sink for carbon dioxide, is losing its ability to absorb emissions.
By degrees, she seemed to absorb all her companion's life and brightness.
The capacity of bodies to radiate and to absorb differ considerably.
Children are little human sponges; they absorb the atmosphere of their environment.
There is no other profession which is so able to absorb and utilise talents of every description.
And, too, human minds vary in their inherent ability to absorb understanding.
early 15c., from Middle French absorber (Old French assorbir, 13c.), from Latin absorbere "to swallow up," from ab- "from" (see ab-) + sorbere "suck in," from PIE root *srebh- "to suck, absorb" (cf. Armenian arbi "I drank," Greek rhopheo "to sup greedily up, gulp down," Lithuanian srebiu "to drink greedily"). Figurative meaning "to completely grip (one's) attention" is from 1763. Related: Absorbed; absorbing.
absorb ab·sorb (əb-sôrb', -zôrb')
v. ab·sorbed, ab·sorb·ing, ab·sorbs
To take in by absorption.
To reduce the intensity of transmitted light.