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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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Moreover, the solid phantom demonstrated more absorbed doses as compared to the water phantom.
In addition, most traditional iron supplements contain 50 to 65 mg of iron, very little of which can actually be absorbed by the body.
In terms of funds absorbed, next to last with 10% of funds absorbed, followed only by Romania with only 7%.
Paul Mitchell teatree Lemon Sage Energizing Body Lotion (200ml, pounds 11) Custard yellow, this is easily absorbed but not long-lasting.
2 : to hold the complete attention of <She was absorbed by the movie.
2 million square feet being absorbed during the first quarter of 2006, the Northern and Central New Jersey industrial market downshifted by mid year, as less than 73,000 s/f of positive net absorption was recorded in the wake of moderating demand.
A recent study determined the amount of zinc absorbed from a vegetarian diet compared to a non-vegetarian diet; both diets were comparably high in phytic acid.
If the plants had absorbed any of the arsenic, she added more arsenic to the water to reach 300 micrograms per liter.
These earlier snowmelts have increased the amount of sunlight absorbed by the ground.
To improve the position resolution, we propose to use wire strips to collect the electron charge associated with an absorbed neutron.
1502-32(b)(3)(i)(A) provides that a parent's basis in member stock is adjusted in the year such losses are absorbed by the group (i.