Meaning of ABSORPTION in English

[ab.sorp.tion] n [F & L; F, fr. L absorption-, absorptio, fr. absorbere] (1741) 1 a: the process of absorbing or of being absorbed--compare adsorption b: interception of radiant energy or sound waves

2: entire occupation of the mind "~ in his work" -- ab.sorp.tive adj

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