Definition Of absorption


the fact or state of being engrossed in something.

her absorption in the problems of the Third World

the process or action by which one thing absorbs or is absorbed by another.

East Germany's absorption into West Germany

Example Of absorption

  • And be sure to paint the inside of the planter to minimize water absorption into the wood.

  • Anna has been using her absorption in work to avoid even thinking about these issues.

  • Brenna abruptly looked up, her absorption with the piece broken.

  • But milk appeared to inhibit the antioxidant potential of the flavonoids, reducing their absorption into the bloodstream.

  • Cholesterol taken up by bacterial cells in the intestine is unlikely to be available for absorption into the blood.

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