Origin of absorption
OTHER WORDS FROM absorptionhy·per·ab·sorp·tion, nounin·ter·ab·sorp·tion, nounnon·ab·sorp·tion, nouno·ver·ab·sorp·tion, noun
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How to use absorption in a sentence
Additionally, the outer segments can fold independently to use the isolation shield in tighter spaces or when more sound absorption is required.
The Halo from Aston Microphones is specifically engineered with ridges to maximize surface area and consequently provide the maximum sound absorption possible in this portable form factor.
Simulated stones were constructed to minimize sound absorption, much like actual stones at Stonehenge, Cox says.Stonehenge enhanced sounds like voices or music for people inside the monument|Bruce Bower|August 31, 2020|Science News
The model’s predictions matched the absorption peaks of chlorophyll a and b, which green plants use to harvest red and blue light.
Applying the model to the sunlight available where those bacteria live, the researchers predicted what the optimal absorption peaks should be.
This may cause a negative autoimmune response, and inhibits proper digestion and nutrient absorption.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease|Valerie Vande Panne|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for all his self-absorption, the Japanese Beethoven ought to have learned from his German counterpart in another manner.Japan’s Beloved Deaf Composer is Neither Deaf Nor a Composer|Jimmy So|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seems like your piece is a sort of a satire of the self-absorption and self-obsession of humans.
The progress of absorption is measured in decades, even centuries.
Almost 20 years before the HBO series of the same name, Ken Finkleman caricatured the self-absorption of TV news anchors.Why Canadians Aren’t Laughing at Latest Version of ‘The Newsroom’|Soraya Roberts|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Tests are of value in recognizing poisoning from ingestion and in detecting absorption from carbolized dressings.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
It is a blind act of unconscious absorption, however little be absorbed.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
It all charmed him inexpressibly, so that he realised—yes, in a sense—the degradation of his twenty years' absorption in business.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
A simple experiment of Boussingault's illustrates this absorption very strikingly.
In the flowers, both by day and night, there is a constant absorption of oxygen, and evolution of carbonic acid.
British Dictionary definitions for absorption
- normal assimilation by the tissues of the products of digestion
- the passage of a gas, fluid, drug, etc, through the mucous membranes or skin