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  • n  the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  • n  a process of taking up or using up or consuming
    they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids

  • Susan Levy says, "They've been too slow on the uptake.
  • Foley is regarded as an ideal cornerbackquick on the uptake in a passing situation, yet alert and aggressive enough to ruin a power sweep.
  • Indeed, fashion, for all its cutting edge with aesthetics, has been slow on the uptakeand at times even embarrassingly uncoolin just about every other forward-thinking aspect .
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  • Study: HPV infections plummet
    Infections with the human papillomavirus tied to cervical cancer fell by more than half in U.S. teen girls after the HPV vaccine was introduced in 2006, despite high-profile controversy -- and low rates of uptake, a new study shows.
    June 20, 2013 - MSN
  • HPV infections fell by half in teen girls after vaccine, study shows
    Infections with the human papillomavirus tied to cervical cancer fell by more than half in U.S. teen girls after the HPV vaccine was introduced in 2006, despite high-profile controversy -- and low rates of uptake, a new study shows. Government health officials said Wednesday that the new data should encourage wider acceptance of the vaccine, which became a lighting rod for political controversy ...
    June 19, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Study: HPV infections in teen girls fall by half
    Infections with the human papillomavirus tied to cervical cancer fell by more than half in U.S. teen girls after the HPV vaccine was introduced in 2006, despite high-profile controversy -- and low rates of uptake, a new study shows.
    June 19, 2013 - MSN

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