Adjective "Absorption" Definition and Examples




    1. the act of absorbing.

    2. the state or process of being absorbed.

    3. assimilation; incorporation: the absorption of small farms into one big one.

    4. uptake of substances by a tissue, as of nutrients through the wall of the intestine.

    5. a taking in or reception by molecular or chemical action, as of gases or liquids.

    6. Physics. the removal of energy or particles from a beam by the medium through which the beam propagates.

    7. complete attention or preoccupation; deep engrossme


    "rates can be absorption."

    "processes can be absorption."