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Definition of Absorption

Absorption

  1. The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.
  2. An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
  3. In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
  4. Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

Absorb Quotations

Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering - because you can't take it in all at once.
Audrey Hepburn

We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future.
Mike Rounds

The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
Adam Smith

It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.
Dave Barry

The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry.
Billy Graham
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Absorption Translations

absorption in Dutch is absorptie, opslorping
absorption in French is absorption
absorption in German is Absorption {f}, Aufsaugung {f}, Aufnahme {f}
absorption in Swedish is absorbering
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