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absorb

[əb′sȯrb]
(chemistry)
To take up a substance in bulk.
(electromagnetism)
To take up energy from radiation.
(physics)
To take up matter or radiation.
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That foundation of usability and design never left the company and over a decade later it still holds true in the latest version of Absorb LMS, Absorb 5.
The discovery of the new metal-eating plant -- one of only 450 species out of 300,000 known vascular plants that can absorb significant amounts of metal -- was detailed this week in Pensoft Publishers' open access journal PhytoKeys.
The company is conducting the tests to support approvals of Absorb in the U.
professor of interventional cardiology at the Thoraxcentre, Erasmus University Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands and primary investigator for the ABSORB II clinical trial.
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She found that after five days, the plants became full and would not absorb any more arsenic.
That may be a concern because the body absorbs injected aluminum more easily.
With better lighting design and selection of materials that absorb glare, skilled care providers can go a long way toward creating more comfortable living spaces for seniors.
Beyond the effects of humidity, the foundry also evaluated the cores and the individual constituents that make them up to determine if they absorb or resist moisture.
DID YOU KNOW TREES SLOW THE FLOW OF STORMWATER; THAT AN ACRE OF TREES ANNUALLY CAN ABSORB 10 TONS OF CARBON DIOXIDE; THAT THE OXYGEN TREES PRODUCE IS RELEASED FROM WATER, NOT CARBON DIOXIDE; OR THAT SHADE CAN INFLUENCE THE TYPE OF ALGAE GROWING IN STREAMS AND AFFECT THE ENTIRE FOOD CHAIN?
For example, older people, who often secrete too little stomach acid, may not absorb much of the calcium in calcium carbonate supplements if they take them on an empty stomach.