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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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Table 4 shows the Sperling indexes of the vehicle with the new vibration absorber and the vehicle with the traditional rubber absorber in the speed of 350 km/h.
The Shock Latch will provide hydraulic shock absorbers with the necessary protection to prevent wear and tear.
A novel way to significantly increase the amount of sunlight that a solar absorber can convert into heat has been discovered by collaborative research involving the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology faculty and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The sealing of monotube shock absorbers, which are primarily used in sports cars and sport utility vehicles, is said to be especially demanding.
Studies analyzing the torsion suspension dissipative elements show that 70% of them are piston hydraulic shock absorbers and 30% refer to the levertype absorbers [2, 3].
of the long absorbers are drooping a bit and that the chamber in general is very dark.
Antioxidant has been used only on natural dyed fabric for light fastness improvement[6].UV photofading does not require oxygen [7].Wendelin Marie Rich[8] studied ability of UV absorber to reduce fading of nylon coloured with acid dyes and concluded UV absorbers were more effective at reducing colour change on lighter shades.Yiqi Yang [9] studied improvement of the light fastness of reactive inkjet printed cotton and found The water soluble UV absorber had better lightfastness improvement than the water insoluble UV absorber.
As part of a new sales agreement with Paper Pak Industries (PPI), Faerch Plast, one of Europe's leading producers of plastic containers for the food industry, is now offering a new type of absorber for use in its trays for fresh meat and fish.
Lowilite 26, 27, 28, and 55 hydroxy phenylbenzotriazole uv absorbers used in polyolefins, PVC, unsaturated polyesters, polyvinyl butyral.
The second and third absorbers are based on the mushroom-type and transformed HIS, respectively, which are supposed to be loaded with chip capacitors in the same manner as shown in Fig.
Fabrication of these absorbers is generally performed using optical photolithography or even electron-beam-lithography for operation in the IR and visible spectrum.
This section presents two types of absorbers for RCS reduction (Figure 6).