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absorption

uhb zawrp shuhn

  • 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

  • Not only does it promote calcium absorption and bone maintenance, but vitamin D also appears to stimulate the immune system, inhibit cellular proliferation and spur cell .
  • Consumers, it turns out, regard their passive absorption of mass advertising as an investment of psychic space; to the extent that they allow themselves to become aroused with .
  • Perhaps remorseful about the lost child and distanced by his absorption with his work his only real passion and his growing fame, Mileva became increasingly unhappy.
News & Articles

  • Polyphenylene Sulfide facilitates food handling applications.
    Suited for extrusion and injection molding, Fortron® FX4382T1 PPS complies with FDA and EU food-contact regulations. This unreinforced grade is formulated to deliver long-term durability over life of components found in food handling applications, including conveyor systems for food processing. Exhibiting hydrolysis resistance as well as moisture absorption of <0.05%, product supports continuous ...
    June 18, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Future of MedCentral
    An absorption of MedCentral Health System into the OhioHealth family will result in a new medical office building and 20 new primary care physicians in Richland County during the next three years, according to David Eichinger, chairman of the MedCentral B
    June 16, 2013 - Mansfield News Journal
  • Independent Pharmacy Cooperative to Distribute Promescent, Topical Medication for Premature Ejaculation
    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) and Absorption Pharmaceuticals (AP) have signed a distribution agreement whereby IPC will make AP's topical treatment for premature ejaculation, Promescent, available to its 4,500+...
    June 14, 2013 - PR Newswire
Quotes

  • Alan Greenspan in United Press International
    Growing globalization of trade and the economy would facilitate the absorption of shocks in the United States,Greenspan said.
  • Anton Zeilinger in National Geographic
    We lose many photons by scattering in the atmosphere and absorption,Zeilinger said. "Only about one in ten million arrive on the other side."
  • LK Advani in Daily News & Analysis
    From carbon fiber technology used for shock absorption to custom-fitted sockets made from resilient polycarbonates, plastics are a vital part of the innovative, active prostheses that are used by disabled athletes in the Paralympics and any sports... Steve Russell http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Russell&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH8CQwaxUUFVbiSEe9QF44Ta_l7oA PR Newswire (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/plastics-make-it-possiblesm-partners-with-the-athletes-with-disabilities-network-to-inspire-amputees-to-become-athletes-of-the-future-86190332.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGQMZY6lfIbu Mar 3, 2010 439 782 absorptive Zakaria argues that it is this non-doctrinaire character that gives Hinduism its absorptive and assimilative power. I hold that it is this Hindu ethos that accounts for the success of both democracy as well as secularism in India," Advani said.

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