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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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Example sentences from the Web for absorption
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.
Additionally, the outer segments can fold independently to use the isolation shield in tighter spaces or when more sound absorption is required.
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.
The progress of absorption is measured in decades, even centuries.
The absorption of the liquid begins almost immediately, and, consequently, the level lowers.
Swell up slowly and enlarge, through the absorption of water.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
If the solution is dilute its absorption is rapid and it operates very energetically.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
His extensions in Anatolia by the absorption of Turkish Emirates or parts of them.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
Many substances used as purgatives are capable of absorption, and are absorbed.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
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