Absorption synonyms

əb-zôrp'shən, -sôrp'-
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The absorption of ideas
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The act of enthralling or the state of being enthralled
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(--- Physiol.) The change of digested food into the protoplasm of an animal; also, the absorption and incorporation of nutritive elements by plants, as in photosynthesis
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Diffusion of fluid through a semipermeable membrane from a solution with a low solute concentration to a solution with a higher solute concentration until there is an equal solute concentration on both sides of the membrane.
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(Chemistry) the state of an organic compound that has no double or triple bonds
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The state of being converted.
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(Geology) An ore deposit, with indefinite boundaries, consisting of rock impregnated with ore.
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The act of penetrating a given situation with the mind or faculties; perception, discernment. [from 17th c.]
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The merging of different elements into a union:
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In England, a former combination of parishes for the joint administration of relief for the poor; also, a workhouse kept up by such a union
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The process or the condition of becoming engorged, becoming over-filled with fluid.
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A progressive wasting of body tissue.
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The action of ingesting, or consuming something orally, whether it be food, drink, medicine, or other substance. It is usually referred to as the first step of digestion.
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The act or result of something being blended.
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The process of absorbing or being absorbed
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The process of absorbing or being absorbed
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The act by which something is imbibed.
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(Med.) The retaining within the body of matter normally excreted
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The process of forming a business corporation.
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The act by a legislative body to designate or set aside public funds for a government expenditure.
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The act, or the result of being merged
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The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed.
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The act of engulfing
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Drinking of alcohol
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The process of absorbing or being absorbed
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The principle of physics by which one item is caused to adhere to another because the pressure in the space between the items is lower than the pressure outside that space.
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The process of absorbing or being absorbed
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The process of absorbing or being absorbed
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The act of drying dishes after they have been washed up.
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The process of absorbing or being absorbed
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The state of being preoccupied or an idea that preoccupies the mind; enthrallment.
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(Uncountable) The state of being engrossed; concentration or preoccupation.
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The total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism
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(Law) The transfer of a case from one court to another, esp. from a state court to a federal court
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Ejected matter.
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(Military) the act of releasing a member of the armed forces from service
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Careful thought or consideration.
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Mental or emotional disturbance; agitation or confusion:
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The condition of being bored; ennui.
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A preconception or prejudice.
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The process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally
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Total occupation of the attention or of the mind
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An adsorbing or being adsorbed; adhesion of the molecules of a gas, liquid, or dissolved substance to a surface
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The state of being preoccupied or engrossed; preoccupation.
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Strength or density, as of a solution
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The state or quality of being contemplative.
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The partial hydrolysis etc. of food, by enzymes or other materials, prior to normal digestion
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The state or property of being reflective.
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The quality or state of being speculative.
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An act or instance of taking in: an intake of oxygen or food.
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The process of absorbing or being absorbed
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The act or an instance of inhaling.
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