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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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He said temporary teachers were absorbed in line with the database of unemployed graduate teachers.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) management on Wednesday issued a notification saying that the employees who came on deputation or on contract basis and were later absorbed and regularised respectively have to appear before a committee constituted as per the directions of the Supreme Court (SC).
According to them, for the past ten years since the school was established, conscious efforts were made to get it absorbed into the public system, but were not successful, a development which compelled the chiefs to levy members of the catchment communities for the payment of the teachers.
In operation, the sensor measures the amount of red and infrared light received by the detector and calculates the amount absorbed. Much of it is absorbed by tissue, bone and venous blood, but these amounts do not change dramatically over short periods of time.
It was noted that the rate of absorbed dose increased with the increase in the field size and decreased with the increase in depths.
Once the plant has absorbed a significant amount of metal, they can also be harvested for their commercially valuable contents.
It would provide enough support to prevent the artery from closing up and supply a drug coating that would prevent scar formation, but have the added benefit of being absorbed by the body within about a year so there wouldn't be a long-term risk of blood-clot formation.
Oil absorbency (g/g) = Weight of absorbed oil in sample/Weight of sample before oil absorption
It provides transient support to the vessel wall to prevent recoil and is absorbed by the body over a period of two years.
Nelsons has addressed that issue with its Spatone pur-Absorb Iron supplement, which the company says has a clinically proven high absorption rate, meeting the body's daily absorbed iron needs with a lower dose of iron.