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Synonyms for absorb

Synonyms for absorb

to take in (moisture or liquid)

to occupy the full attention of

to take in and incorporate, especially mentally

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take up mentally

take up, as of debts or payments

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suck or take up or in

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assimilate or take in

consume all of one's attention or time

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The discovery of the new metal-eating plant -- one of only 450 species out of 300,000 known vascular plants that can absorb significant amounts of metal -- was detailed this week in Pensoft Publishers' open access journal PhytoKeys.
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For years, municipal water treatment operators have added aluminum to their tanks to make bacteria settle out of the final product, If Yokel's ongoing experiments show our bodies absorb too much aluminum from tap water, the EPA may adopt stricter regulations.
The joints of the large pillars supporting the tile roof of the huge temple absorb the shock of earthquakes and allow the pillars to tilt, but once the shaking is over the pillars return to their upright position.
After a carnivorous plant has captured its prey, it dissolves the meal to absorb nutrients.
Absorbing materials are normally used in enclosures around equipment, but they also are used to absorb acoustic energy from nearby sources.
If the specific molecular tune is present, it absorbs some of the solar energy, thereby weakening the return signal and setting an alarm indicating a leak
To make a solar cell that absorbs both visible and infrared light, Sargent envisions layering polymers that absorb the visible part of the spectrum and polymers containing infrared-absorbing quantum dots.
An alternative is lightly fragranced body talc that also absorbs perspiration and helps to prevent heat rash.
Each fluorescent chemical absorbs and emits different amounts of energy.
By recording how much radiation the powder absorbs over a range of THz frequencies, the researchers obtain distinctive chemical fingerprints of the biomolecules that make up the powder.
Titanium dioxide is great at splitting water, but it absorbs only ultraviolet (UV) light, which constitutes a scant few percent of the solar energy reaching Earth's surface.
Cook and stir until rice absorbs liquid and wipes sides of pan as you stir.
For example, an appale looks red because it absorbs blue and green wavelengths, but reflects the red ones to our eyes.