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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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Intensities of the absorptions have been adjusted to help clarify positioning along the wave number axis and do not reflect relative concentrations of 2-pyrrolidone.
Spectral subtraction has been shown to be a useful tool in the separation of overlapping spectral absorptions resulting from a mixture of absorbing species (Gillette & Koenig 1984; Honigs et al.
Infrared spectroscopy was used in this study to seek shifts in the carbonyl absorption of the 2pyrrolidone as an indication of its interactions with the [C.sub.60] and [C.sub.70] nanoparticles in a toluene solvent environment.
Investigators of atmospheric absorption have measured thousands of solar wavelengths at which water vapor strongly sops up the incoming radiation.
Utilizing a blend of N650 and N762 at approximate equal levels, the cell current and coolant fluid absorption were compared at various filler loadings.
Although the linear dependence of the quantity of electrochemical product on current is the foundation of electrochemistry, the linearity here must be coincidental as we are measuring secondary or tertiary effects of the electrochemical activity (fluid absorption following on crack formation following on sulfur- sulfur bond cleavage) and the important point is the direction of the relationship rather than its magnitude.
In contrast to last quarter's positive net absorption of 197,939+/- SF, the absorption for first quarter 2003 is a negative 129, 765 [+ or -] SF.
In contrast to last quarter's positive net absorption of 197,93% SF, the absorption for first quarter 2003 is a negative 129,765[+ or -] SF.
The Fairfield County total net absorption for the second quarter 2001 was a negative 517,703 SF.
This demerit is mainly ascribed to the poor light absorption of the active layer in the OSCs.
To overcome the poor light absorption, several light trapping strategies may be explored in the design of OSCs to improve the power conversion efficiency.
Effects of interaction among different configurations in one of these cases are theoretically investigated, and a formula is obtained that describes the behavior of absorption spectrum intensity.
Key words: absorption spectrum of noble gases; Fano resonance.
Absorption in Midtown was lower in May than April, but by only about 3,000 square feet.
Compared to the 1.3 million-square-foot deficit in absorption in 2004, it's not horrible.