Meaning of ABSORPTION in English

ABSORPTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ əbzɔ:(r)pʃ(ə)n ]

1.

The absorption of a liquid, gas, or other substance is the process of it being soaked up or taken in.

Vitamin C increases the absorption of iron from food.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N of n

2.

The absorption of a group into a larger group is the process of it becoming part of the larger group.

N-UNCOUNT : usu with poss , oft N into/by n

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