absorbtion vs absorption :

absorbtion vs absorption

absorbtion or absorption

When "absorb" went to become a noun it dropped it's "b" and picked up a "p" on the way. Nobody knows why it did so. Anyway, long story short, "absorbtion" is a misspelling. Absorption is correct.

Don't confuse "absorption" with "adsorption" which is a scientific term for the process in which atoms/molecules adhere to the surface.

Absorption is known as a process that has a solid entity suck up or swallow up a liquid or chemical solution.

"As soon as I placed it in, the foam absorb the water in the bucket."

Absorbtion is an ignorant spelling for the word absorption. It is often thought that adding the '-tion' suffix changes the structure of any sentence but in this case, its redundant.

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  • n  (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
  • n  (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium
    the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules
  • n  the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
  • n  the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
  • n  complete attention; intense mental effort
  • n  the mental state of being preoccupied by something
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