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to take in (moisture or liquid)

to occupy the full attention of

to take in and incorporate, especially mentally

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take up mentally

take up, as of debts or payments

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suck or take up or in

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assimilate or take in

consume all of one's attention or time

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Other data presented in Table 4 shows that asphalt additions have an influence on the development of concrete's compressive strength, specific gravity, skeleton density, water absorbability, capillary suction, frost resistance, water permeability, abrasion and corrosion resistance.
Absorbability of minerals in monogastrics can increase when mineral supplements are provided in the form of chelates (Kratzer and Vohra, 1986; Paik, 2001).
Jinjia - Jinjia fertilizer is highly concentrated, maximizing the absorbability rate in plants to 100%.
Nicholls [18] showed that soil organic content was well correlated to physical absorbability of most pesticides.
Protein content is proportional with water absorbability and gluten content that determines the stability of wheat flour dough.
The fly ash addition, in considered range of FA/C values, has no significant effect on specific gravity and water absorbability of concrete but the addition reduces the capillary suction of water.
However, as a water-soluble vitamin, vitamin C is not very stable in skin care preparations, making absorbability an issue (22) and therefore the vitamin C in many products useless.
For bath towels, cotton is still the most popular, but there are other materials -- bamboo, wool, soya, seaweed and porcelain -- that can be mixed with it to improve the hand and its absorbability.
The investigators used organic Selenomax in the study because of its absorbability and bioavailability.
Furthermore, reason for using Zn-Glu chelates would be their high absorbability, expecting some of them will be absorbed through amino acid transport systems whereas ZnO would be poorly absorbed.
Their three favorite brands based on absorbability include Lavera Family Sun Spray SPF 15, Lotus Moon Sage Sun Protective Creme SPF 25, and Alba Botanica Fragrance Free Mineral Sunscreen SPF 18.
All offer the functionality and absorbability of 100 percent cotton, and all are backed with cotton duck, which conveniently shrinks when dyed to hold cotton tufts in place.