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Definition of Absorb

Absorb v. t. means: To take up by cohesive, chemical, or any molecular action, as when charcoal absorbs gases. So heat, light, and electricity are absorbed or taken up in the substances into which they pass.

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Absorb v. t. means: To take up by cohesive, chemical, or any molecular action, as when charcoal absorbs gases. So heat, light, and electricity are absorbed or taken up in the substances into which they pass.

Meaning of Absorb

Absorb (v. t.) means: To take up by cohesive, chemical, or any molecular action, as when charcoal absorbs gases. So heat, light, and electricity are absorbed or taken up in the substances into which they pass.

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Absorbed (imp. & p. p.): of Absorb

Absorbing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Absorb

Insume (v. t.): To take in; to absorb.

Soak (v. t.): Fig.: To absorb; to drain.

Engulf (v. t.): To absorb or swallow up as in a gulf.

Involve (v. t.): To engage thoroughly; to occupy, employ, or absorb.

Merge (v. t.): To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb.

Absorptive (a.): Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe.

Swallow (v. t.): To draw into an abyss or gulf; to ingulf; to absorb -- usually followed by up.

Drink (v. t.): To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.

Absorb (v. t.): To suck up; to drink in; to imbibe; as a sponge or as the lacteals of the body.

Imbue (v. t.): To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black.

Absorb (v. t.): To swallow up; to engulf; to overwhelm; to cause to disappear as if by swallowing up; to use up; to include.

Epiblema (n.): The epidermal cells of rootlets, specially adapted to absorb liquids.

Engross (v. t.): To seize in the gross; to take the whole of; to occupy wholly; to absorb; as, the subject engrossed all his thoughts.

Catapasm (n.): A compound medicinal powder, used by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to absorb perspiration, etc.

Absorb (v. t.): To engross or engage wholly; to occupy fully; as, absorbed in study or the pursuit of wealth.

Amuse (v.): To occupy or engage the attention of; to lose in deep thought; to absorb; also, to distract; to bewilder.

Drier (n.): One who, or that which, dries; that which may expel or absorb moisture; a desiccative; as, the sun and a northwesterly wind are great driers of the earth.

Assimilate (v. t.): To appropriate and transform or incorporate into the substance of the assimilating body; to absorb or appropriate, as nourishment; as, food is assimilated and converted into organic tissue.

Hollander (n.): A very hard, semi-glazed, green or dark brown brick, which will not absorb water; -- called also, Dutch clinker.

Absorb (v. t.): To take up by cohesive, chemical, or any molecular action, as when charcoal absorbs gases. So heat, light, and electricity are absorbed or taken up in the substances into which they pass.

Pledget (n.): A compress, or small flat tent of lint, laid over a wound, ulcer, or the like, to exclude air, retain dressings, or absorb the matter discharged.

Reabsorb (v. t.): To absorb again; to draw in, or imbibe, again what has been effused, extravasated, or thrown off; to swallow up again; as, to reabsorb chyle, lymph, etc.; -- used esp. of fluids.

Occlude (v. t.): To take in and retain; to absorb; -- said especially with respect to gases; as iron, platinum, and palladium occlude large volumes of hydrogen.

Tent (n.): A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used chiefly to dilate a natural canal, to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges.

Blotting paper (): A kind of thick, bibulous, unsized paper, used to absorb superfluous ink from freshly written manuscript, and thus prevent blots.

Exsiccator (n.): An apparatus for drying substances or preserving them from moisture; a desiccator; also, less frequently, an agent employed to absorb moisture, as calcium chloride, or concentrated sulphuric acid.

Suck (v. t.): To draw in, or imbibe, by any process resembles sucking; to inhale; to absorb; as, to suck in air; the roots of plants suck water from the ground.

Imbibe (v. t.): To receive or absorb into the mind and retain; as, to imbibe principles; to imbibe errors.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Absorb

Meaning of ABSORB

ABSORB means: Absorb is slang for to drink. Absorb is slang for to eat.

Meaning of Tickle the tonsils

Tickle the tonsils means: A witty expression to absorb or digest information or food

Meaning of Fender

Fender means: A cushioning device, such as a bundle of rope or a piece of timber, or tire used on the side of a vessel or dock to absorb impact or friction.

Meaning of sponge

sponge means: Someone who takes a lot of insults ("crap,") is the butt of jokes, etc. Suggests that they absorb them, but don't complain too much; "He is the sponge of the group."

Meaning of Absorbed

Absorbed means: of Absorb

Meaning of Absorbing

Absorbing means: of Absorb

Meaning of Insume

Insume means: To take in; to absorb.

Meaning of Soak

Soak means: Fig.: To absorb; to drain.

Meaning of Engulf

Engulf means: To absorb or swallow up as in a gulf.

Meaning of Involve

Involve means: To engage thoroughly; to occupy, employ, or absorb.

Meaning of Merge

Merge means: To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb.

Meaning of Absorptive

Absorptive means: Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe.

Meaning of Swallow

Swallow means: To draw into an abyss or gulf; to ingulf; to absorb -- usually followed by up.

Meaning of Drink

Drink means: To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.

Meaning of Absorb

Absorb means: To suck up; to drink in; to imbibe; as a sponge or as the lacteals of the body.

Meaning of Imbue

Imbue means: To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black.

Meaning of Absorb

Absorb means: To swallow up; to engulf; to overwhelm; to cause to disappear as if by swallowing up; to use up; to include.

Meaning of Epiblema

Epiblema means: The epidermal cells of rootlets, specially adapted to absorb liquids.

Meaning of Engross

Engross means: To seize in the gross; to take the whole of; to occupy wholly; to absorb; as, the subject engrossed all his thoughts.

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Meaning of Cognition

Cognition means: That which is known.

Meaning of Crimosin

Crimosin means: See Crimson.

Meaning of Cultriform

Cultriform means: Shaped like a pruning knife; cultrate.

Meaning of Fungin

Fungin means: A name formerly given to cellulose found in certain fungi and mushrooms.

Meaning of Leering

Leering means: of Leer

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Meaning of duff

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Meaning of dimwit

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Meaning of hang

hang means: Knack, understanding. I'm going down to the pizza parlor and hang with the gang.

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