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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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According to the promoters, one of the major highlights of Fat Absorb is its all-natural content without any concoction of chemicals or stimulants.
For years, municipal water treatment operators have added aluminum to their tanks to make bacteria settle out of the final product, If Yokel's ongoing experiments show our bodies absorb too much aluminum from tap water, the EPA may adopt stricter regulations.
The joints of the large pillars supporting the tile roof of the huge temple absorb the shock of earthquakes and allow the pillars to tilt, but once the shaking is over the pillars return to their upright position.
Scientists have also discovered that some insects help carnivorous plants better absorb nutrients.
Absorbing materials are normally used in enclosures around equipment, but they also are used to absorb acoustic energy from nearby sources.
If the specific molecular tune is present, it absorbs some of the solar energy, thereby weakening the return signal and setting an alarm indicating a leak
To make a solar cell that absorbs both visible and infrared light, Sargent envisions layering polymers that absorb the visible part of the spectrum and polymers containing infrared-absorbing quantum dots.
To keep her cool when the weather's hot, Goodwin wears short-sleeved suits and A-line dresses in light-reflecting colors and natural fibers, such as silk and cotton because they absorb perspiration.
Titanium dioxide is great at splitting water, but it absorbs only ultraviolet (UV) light, which constitutes a scant few percent of the solar energy reaching Earth's surface.
Cook and stir until rice absorbs liquid and wipes sides of pan as you stir.
For example, an appale looks red because it absorbs blue and green wavelengths, but reflects the red ones to our eyes.
The team's study is the first to look at the effect that a change in precipitation over an ocean would have on the rate at which the water absorbs carbon dioxide, says Rik Wanninkhof, an oceanographer at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami.
Golfers testing the Sting Free Miracle Grip(TM) verify that it absorbs most of the sting and vibration when the club hits the ball.