absorption

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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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Although chemical absorption is the most commonly used separation process in petrochemical industries, this method suffers from numerous problems including: high energy demand, corrosion, and susceptibility to foaming.
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Populations that are susceptible to increased chemical absorption following exposure are discussed as well.
The system uses a water solution of lithium chloride salt, called Kathene, that removes water vapor from the air by chemical absorption.
Foundry odor abatement presents several possible control methods, including process changes or modifications, dilution with clean air, adsorption, combustion, chemical absorption, condensation, oxidation and incineration.
It now appears, Hall says, that hair follicles and glands can play a major role in chemical absorption through the skin, especially with those fat-seeking chemicals like BP that require metabolic alteration for penetration.
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