It will, however, reabsorb some moisture from the air, when exposed to it.
Where are we to find the means to abolish and reabsorb the evil?
The expansion of the industry will create some good jobs, but not enough to reabsorb the Americans displaced.
Scarcely any industry can grow fast enough to reabsorb into skilled or semi-skilled positions the displaced workmen.
Alone, here, he can reabsorb and even prevent the demoniacal accidents which arise in cloisters.
The fact is, however, that the embodied soul cannot reabsorb its own body even.
Thus, to the eyes of a philosophy that attempts to reabsorb intellect in intuition, many difficulties vanish or become light.
Females of Peromyscus are known to reabsorb embryos when conditions are unfavorable for continued pregnancy.
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.