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Synonyms for absorption

Synonyms for absorption

the process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally

total occupation of the attention or of the mind

Synonyms for absorption

(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium

the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

the mental state of being preoccupied by something

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Absorption has been remarkably consistent over the past four quarters, in the range of 15 to 17 million square feet per quarter.
The absorption body comprises absorption material, featuring a material coated with a thermosensitive polymer.
A popular computer code for x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) now runs 20-30 times faster, thanks to NIST.
In the West absorption ran far ahead of completions, resulting in a substantial drop in vacancy, where overall vacancies remained the nation's lowest.
14 November 2017 - Pennsylvania, US-based preclinical contract research organisation Absorption Systems has acquired Massachusetts, US-based contract R and D laboratory TGA Sciences, Inc.
The Little Rock office market experienced negative absorption of 41,210 SF during fourth-quarter 2016, primarily from departures in Class B and C office properties.
The vapor absorption system is one of the oldest techniques of producing refrigerating effect.
Calcium absorption was measured using a single isotope method at baseline and after 12 months.
The first absorption layer having a width that is larger than a width of said second absorption layer in a longitudinal middle area of the absorbent article, wherein a difference in width of said first absorption layer and said second absorption layer is from 6 mm to 40 mm.
The core operating mechanism in the optical approach is based on photoacoustic principles, in which pulsed optical energy is converted into heat that generates ultrasound pulses by an energy absorption layer [6].
The Study: In this study from Rice University, doctors compared the calcium absorption of infants fed formula containing prebiotics (25 infants) and formula without prebiotics (30 infants).
During the course of the past year, the Northern and Central New Jersey office market appeared to demonstrate signs of stabilization by posting four consecutive quarters of positive absorption.