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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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The onboard Differential Absorption Lidar (DIAL) sensor detects gas leaks and the system also captures photo imagery from both a high-resolution mapping camera and a color digital video camera that helps operators verify leak and emission indications.
Variation in the color of stained wood can be reduced by applying a sealer before staining to reduce differential absorption of stain or by restaining pieces, which can involve applying stain between coats of lacquer (glazing) or applying a tinted lacquer to the wood (toning).
Written for atmospheric scientists familiar with laser remote sensor (Lidar) theory and operation, this dense volume presents the new femtosecond white light lidar, elastic lidar measurement of the troposphere, and differential absorption lidar methods for monitoring trace gases in the planetary boundary layer.
The experiment was devised to test the concept of using 'infrared differential absorption spectroscopy' as a way of making extremely accurate measurements of trace gases such as carbon dioxide and methane.
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