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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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Under such circumstances, a radical geopolitical reconfiguration of the entire Balkans, including dismemberment of the existing states proclaimed as dysfunctional and their eventual absorbtion into the imagined greater states, may well become politically acceptable in all corners of the world.
In this context, we believe that Edward Harrison is right to credit Poe as being the first to find a correct solution for this paradox (in 1848), since in the first four editions of his Populare astronomie [Popular astronomy] (1841, 1846, 1849, 1852) Johann Heinrich Madler proposed the solution of the absorbtion of light, and only in the fifth edition (1861), retitled Der wunderbau des weltalls, oder Populare astronomie [The wonderful structure of the Universe, or Popular astronomy], he advanced the modern solution, thus contradicting Struve's and Olbers' solution (the absorbtion of light) (Olbers was mentioned only in this fifth edition in connection with the question of the paradox).
Bump absorbtion while travelling at speed is simply superb and tackling irregularities is child's play.
The tether strap is lighter yet provides more shock absorbtion than previous models.
The phenomena circular dichroism alludes to the fact that different amount of field absorbtion for the left and right circularly polarized waves occurs as they pass through the chiral media.
Their moisture issue was eliminated and the treated surface now resists water absorbtion and surface abrasion.
Elemental analysis of Na, Ca, Si and Al in bentonite were analyzed by Atomic Absorbtion Spectrophotometry.
This is because the education process requires the absorbtion of massive funds from the state budget.
Michelle used a mixture of coconut, sandalwood (to help control Bhrajaka pitta - heat absorbtion of the skin) and lavender (to calm the fire of Pitta) oils which combined to help bring calm and balance to my being.
Stages of absorbtion: Adsorbtion, absorbtion (penetration, permeation, resorbtion).
This may be due to the fact that intraperitoneal or subcutaneous routes facilitate the rapid absorbtion of the substance.
Starkey says that the absorbtion with a 17th-century political power, and the Duke leading his country against would-be dictator Louis XIV of France, that led to him recognising the threat the Nazis posed before Hitler came to power.
As we can see, n value growing will conduct to an accentuated approach of mean queue length to the instantaneous queue length, that will act bursts absorbtion, whereas n value decrease will act queue limitation towards mean value.
Electrochemical studies of the absorbtion behavior of bovine serum albumin on stainless steel", Langmuir 1999;15(23); pg 8315-21