absorption rate

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absorption rate, initial rate of absorption

The weight of water absorbed when a brick is partially immersed for one minute; usually expressed in grams per minute or ounces per minute.
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Government figures show Migori disbursed Sh145 million to beneficiaries, translating into an 80 per absorption rate.
Larry Mizel, MDC's chairman and CEO, said, "We are encouraged by the positive momentum generated by the year-over-year improvement in both our community count and our absorption rate. These improvements resulted in a 32% year-over-year increase in our 2019 second quarter net new home orders, which was our largest quarterly percentage increase since 2012.
According to EU data, Cyprus achieved an absorption rate of 46%, followed by Finland with 36% and Luxemburg with 35%.
A private television channel looked at the absorption rate using data from the Election Commission of Pakistan.
From the result, it can be seen that the proposed absorber had an absorption peak at 442 MHz with a peak absorption rate of 99.73%.
It is noteworthy that sample with thickness of 8 mm showed higher absorption rate over wide frequency range of 3000 - 6400 Hz and SAC value of this sample exceeded 0.8 after 6000 Hz.
Value and Absorption Rate of the European Funds Accessed by Romania in the First Budget Period (2007-2013), and the First Two Years of the Second One
The capacity of a location to find tenants for newly handed over property is termed the "absorption rate" i.e.
Below we present several indicators for the absorption rate for Romania during 20107-2013.
By 2016-end, the slow absorbable stents segment is poised to grab the lion's share of the absorption rate.
While the absorption rate reflects a negative 9,600 square feet last quarter, this quarter reflects a positive 70,831 square feet.