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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 herbicide resistance caused by differential absorption is complex and still need further studies.
Both curves occasionally dip below zero, suggesting the presence of small droplets for which differential scattering rather than differential absorption dominates the TCR.
CHARM is based on the Differential Absorption LIDAR (DIAL) principle, an established active remote sensing method for detecting different gases in the atmosphere.
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).
The system uses different wavelengths of light to look at the differential absorption of those light wavelengths as compared to each other to determine the amount of hemoglobin that's bound to oxygen.
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.
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