Meaning of ABSORPTION in English

"A process ""to take in and incorporate."" E.g., light can be ""absorbed"" by a material. In chemistry, a term often used to describe the dissolution of a gas into a liquid or solid. The dissolving gas is said to be ""absorbed."" Or a liquid substance can be ""absorbed"" by a solid. This is a bulk process, not to be confused with adsorption. "

Electrochemistry English dictionary.      Английский словарь электрохимии.