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Synonyms for absorbing

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Synonyms for absorbing

catching and holding the full attention

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Synonyms for absorbing

capable of arousing and holding the attention

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Therefore, [[mu].sub.t] is a 2- absorbing primary ideal.
The KPMG study shows Bulgaria as being particularly bad in absorbing funds for science and innovation, health and energy project, for which the country has not contracted a single Euro up to March 2011.
His team found the water there is absorbing carbon dioxide, but it may not do so at the same rate for much longer.
Researchers find the Southern Ocean is absorbing an ever-decreasing proportion of atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Tissue grows over the device, sealing the hole and absorbing the collagen.
The low energy neutron MicroMegas detector is optimized for performance at the SNS as an upstream beam monitor by absorbing 10% or less of the neutrons while minimizing scattering effects that might disturb the beam [7].
1.1503-2(d)(3)(i)(B) confirms this concept, stating that a parent's basis in a member's stock is not reduced in a subsequent tax year as a result of the consolidated group absorbing a DCL carried forward from a prior year (i.e., basis is not reduced twice by the same DCL).
[Troy, MI; www.delphi.com] engineers have discovered that combining an energy absorbing steering column, collapsible knee bolster and an energy absorbing pedal structure into a single unit lets them: [1] improve occupant kinematics in a crash to the extent they can significantly reduce lower extremity injuries, and [2] reduce vehicle assembly time while improving quality.
According to a Takenaka Corporation spokesperson, the temple construction consists of wooden beam joints encircling huge pillars, which allow the different parts of the building to shift slowly during an earthquake, absorbing the seismic vibrations.
Sud-Chemie Performance Packaging has launched PharmaKeep[R] oxygen absorbing canisters for the pharmaceutical nad nutraceutical market as part of a joint project with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.