assimilating assimilating  /ə ˈsɪ mə ˌleɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution

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Usage(s):

  1. Cisco's powerful stock--$100 invested in 1990 is now worth $34,000-- lets it buy companies with such regularity that an entire Cisco division is devoted to assimilating acquisitions.
  2. The country is now getting better at assimilating people with physical disabilities like deafness into mainstream society.
  3. The intractable dispute over assimilating the former Maoist guerrillas into the army, as per the terms of the peace accord signed in November 2006, could have led to a military coup.

News

  • Bears' Cutler trying to master new scheme, personnel

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Learning a new offense is old hat for quarterback Jay Cutler, who's in the process of assimilating his fourth different scheme in his five years with the Bears.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "This bill provides an historic opportunity to uphold America's tradition of welcoming and assimilating immigrants and honoring our heritage as a nation built on the rule of law," Mr. Bush said. "We have an obligation to solve problems that...
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

  2. "The ease of assimilating up to eight aircraft into our existing 777 fleet, rather than having a small number of A330s, swung the balance in Boeing's favor," the airlines Commercial Director Robert Boyle said.
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Robert Boyle Source: Bloomberg

  3. "It's a challenging job and I've enjoyed it," Keenan said. "Even though we had a very hard and difficult beginning in terms of working with the group and assimilating the group, I still wanted to come to the rink badly every day. I think the...
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Mike Keenan Source: SportingNews.com

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