Definition of "absorption" [ab•sorp•tion]

  • (noun) The act or process of absorbing or the condition of being absorbed.
  • (noun) A state of mental concentration.

Use "absorption" in a sentence

  • "It is only when _absorption_ takes place that heat is thus produced: and heat is always a result of absorption."
  • "Skin absorption is more likely to occur if you use highly concentrated formulas of DEET, if it is applied to broken or irritated skin; or with repeated applications."
  • "Administration of substances that absorb toxins and further prevent their absorption is also useful in early cases."

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