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Synonyms for absorption

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Synonyms for absorption

the process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally

total occupation of the attention or of the mind

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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.
Pectin Isolation of Fruit Peel of Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) and Absorbtion Test on Metals Copper (Cu) and Zinc (Zn).
Improved absorbtion and bioactivity of active compounds from an anti-diabetic extract of Artemisia dracunculus L.
This dynamics can be, perhaps, better symbolized using the following summary table: Drawbacks Causes Effects Behavior Risk aversion Public Asset Banks' moral guarantees bubbles hazard Bank run Lack of Lack of liquidity / Avoidance of trust insolvency deposit losses Absorbtion Capital Financial Governments' deferral of migration collapse moral hazard legacy losses Drawbacks EU'scures EU Dimension Risk aversion SRM and Single Market SSM Bank run SRM and Single Market DGS Absorbtion SRM Single deferral of Currency legacy losses Source: Diego Valiante "Framing Banking Union in the Euro Area: Some EmpiricalEvidence" CEPS Working Document, No.388/February 2014, p.12
The new formulation of acetaminophen, IV paracetalamol, might improve prediction of concentration compared to enteral formulations, by eliminating of plasma variabilty due to absorbtion. [19] It has been also suggested that oral and rectal paracetamols may not achieve therapeutic levels in some cases.
Poe (1848: 100) explains clearly: "under such a state of affairs, we could comprehend the voids" on the heavenly dome only if "the distance of the invisible background sis] so immense that no ray from it has yet been able to reach us at all." Consequently, Poe does not believe that the voids in the sky could be explained in the model of infinite Universe (with infinite matter) through the absorbtion of light by the interstellar medium (that was the solution advanced by Johann Heinrich Madler on the basis of Struve's observations); rather he thought that these voids were accounted for by the fact that the Universe is so deep, that the light from the extremely distant cosmic sectors has not yet reached us.
In contrast, the USDA nutritional database [12] shows that cooking significantly decreases the protein content in lentils due to the water absorbtion but slightly increases it per unit of energy.
The sand facilitates water percolation, favoring the water absorbtion by the seed and it is not conducive to fungi development and microorganisms, as occurs in environments with high humidity.
In the majority of the specialized literature is present the idea that for the knowledge production it is necessary to have a given level of absorbtion capacity, and then after reaching the maximum level it is created a national stock of knowledge that leads to the production of own knowledge (Narula, 2004).
Self-actualization Needs are defined as "experiencing fully, vividly, selflessly, with full concentration and total absorbtion" (Maslow, 1965, p.
The possibility of unconventional permeability or permittivity values has enabled numerous and exciting applications such as flat lenses [1], directive emission [2], electromagnetic cloaking [3] and perfect absorbtion [4,5].
Bump absorbtion while travelling at speed is simply superb and tackling irregularities is child's play.
Due to its high toughness, impact resistance, and sound absorbtion, many researchers have suggested using rubber-concrete for jersey barriers, railway station platforms, or vibration dampers [45].
The study of mass loss of the sample with the temperature increase is useful in determining the absorbtion of water, sample purity, carbonate content, removal of organic impurity, and the decomposition reactions.